31 2024

CSP: In Real Times: Exploring Arthur Szyk's Artistic Activism

4:00PM - 5:00PM  

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Contact Arie Katz
(949) 682-4040

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In Real Times: Exploring Arthur Szyk's Artistic Activism with Dr. Sharon Keller

Join us for an enlightening program featuring Dr. Sharon Keller as she shares insights from her recent visit to the captivating Szyk art exhibit, "In Real Times. Arthur Szyk: Artist and Soldier for Human Rights." Displayed at Fairfield University Art Museum's Bellarmine Hall Galleries, this exhibition marks the largest showcase of Szyk's work in the Northeast in over 50 years. Dr. Keller will delve into Szyk's unique approach in bringing attention to the Holocaust through his artistic medium, emphasizing the profound impact of his miniature scale pieces against the backdrop of immense human rights themes. Curated by Francesco Spagnolo, PhD, the exhibition highlights more than 50 original works, organized into sections exploring various aspects of human rights, from resistance movements to the rights of refugees and nationhood. Don't miss this chance to discover the legacy of Arthur Szyk, an artist whose lifelong commitment to civic engagement continues to resonate in today's world.

Sponsor: Orange County Community Scholar Program (CSP)