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Symposium: Impressionism, Fashion, and Modernity

September 12, 2013
Rubloff Auditorium; Please use Modern Wing entrance at 159 E. Monroe Street
Free with museum admission

In conjunction with the exhibition Impressionism, Fashion, and Modernity, this daylong symposium will examine the relationship of fashion, art, and society.

Gloria Groom, David and Mary Winton Green Senior Curator, Department of Medieval to Modern European Painting and Sculpture, Art Institute of Chicago

Speakers will include:
Ruth E. Iskin, professor, Department of the Arts, Ben-Gurion University, Be’er Sheva, Israel

Professor Christopher Breward, principal, Edinburgh College of Art, and vice principal (Creative Industries and Performing Arts), University of Edinburgh

Judith Thurman, staff writter, The New Yorker

Timothy Campbell, assistant professor, Department of English Language and Literature and the College, University of Chicago 

Evening lecture (6:00 p.m.):
Milos Stehlik, executive director, Facets Multimedia

Registration is not required for this program.

Édouard Manet. The Parisienne, c. 1875. Nationalmuseum, Stockholm, bequest 1917 of bank director S. Hult, managing director Kristoffer Hult, director Ernest Thiel, director Arthur Thiel, director Casper Tamm, NM 2068. Photo © Erik Cornelius, Nationalmuseum, Stockholm.