PATRICIA CRONIN AND THE LURE OF ANTIQUITY

07 November 2019 / 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us at CIMA as artist Patricia Cronin and Guggenheim Museum Senior Curator Vivien Greene discuss Cronin’s work as it relates to Marino Marini: Arcadian Nudes, exploring topics including feminism, public art, and antique sources. The program is sponsored by CIMA and the Civitella Ranieri Foundation, with which we have an Affiliated Fellowship.

Attendees will also have the opportunity to sample a variety of Santi wines. The Italian winery has been a leading producer in the Valpolicella area since the 1800’s. With its dedication to quality and its unique aging process, Santi offers a series of beautiful wines for every palate. Small bites will accompany the wines prior to the start of this talk.

Patricia Cronin is an interdisciplinary visual artist whose work examines issues of gender, sexuality, and social justice. Her work, which focuses on lesbian visibility, marriage equality, feminist art history, and the international human rights of women and girls, has been exhibited widely throughout the U.S. and internationally. It is also in many permanent public collections, including the National Gallery of Art and the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, both in Washington, DC. The recipient of numerous fellowships and honors, Cronin has been the recipient of a Rome Prize from the American Academy in Rome and a Civitella Ranieri Fellowship. She is Professor of Art at Brooklyn College, CUNY.

Vivien Greene is Senior Curator, 19th- and Early 20th-Century Art, at the Guggenheim Museum. Her exhibitions and publications focus on European art with concentrations in French and Italian modernism and on international currents in turn-of-the-century art and culture. Among her fellowships and honors, she has received a Fulbright to Italy, a Rome Prize from the American Academy in Rome, and was made an Ufficiale dell’Ordine della Stella d’Italia. She holds a Ph.D. in art history from The Graduate Center, CUNY.

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