Northwestern University

Mar
8
Thu 4:00 PM

Curating from the Collection: Scott Krafft and Corinne Granof on William Blake and the Age of Aquarius

When: Thursday, March 8, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM  

Where: Block Museum of Art, Mary and Leigh, 40 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: Free and open to all

Contact: Block Museum of Art   847.491.4000

Group: Block Museum of Art

Category: Academic

Description:

How does an artist’s work speak across generations? Join Corinne Granof, Block Museum curator, and Scott Krafft, curator of Northwestern’s McCormick Library of Special Collections, in an exhibition walk-through focusing on William Blake’s impact on American artists, poets and musicians from the 1940s through the 1960s. They will explore themes of rebellion and resistance, hippie culture and youth movements, and parallels between countercultures across centuries.

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