PEN America Winter 2017 Author’s Evening with Deborah Solomon
We’re Sorry, this dinner has been SOLD OUT.
You are invited to a private dinner with writer Deborah Solomon.
The dinner will be hosted by Gabriella De Ferrari at her home on Jay Street in Tribeca on Wednesday, February 1st, 2017 at 7:30pm.
Deborah will discuss her biography Utopia Parkway: The Life and Work of Joseph Cornell. Few artists ever led a stranger life than Joseph Cornell, the self-taught American genius prized for his enigmatic shadow boxes, who stands at the intersection of Surrealism, Abstract Expressionism, and Pop Art. Legends about Cornell abound—the shy hermit, the devoted family caretaker, the artistic innocent—but never before has he been presented for what he was: a brilliant, relentlessly serious artist whose stature has now reached monumental proportions.
Praise for Utopia Parkway: “Solomon…has written the very first biography of Joseph Cornell (1930-1972), one of the world’s most elusive artists, and it is a work of compelling perception and glorious inclusiveness.” —Booklist
Deborah Solomon is a nationally-acclaimed art critic, journalist and biographer. She writes primarily for The New York Times, and her weekly column, “Questions For,” ran in The New York Times Magazine from 2003 to 2011. Her art reviews appear regularly on WNYC Radio.
Seatsing at this dinner is limited and available by making a donation to PEN America.
Please contact Florencia Varela at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.