BEN SHAHN AND THE PASSION OF SACCO AND VANZETTI SYMPOSIUM
Friday, October 19, 2001
10:30 am-5:00 pm
Please join us for a day of exploring Ben Shahn and the Passion of Sacco and Vanzetti. The symposium will feature an introduction by the exhibitions curator, Alejandro Anreus as well as talks by the accompanying catalogue's essaysts. Immediately following the last talk, visitors are invited to participate in an informal dialogue with the essayists. Lights refreshments will follow.
10:30 -- 11:00 am Alejandro Anreus, Introduction
11:40 am -- 12:10 pm Laura Katzman, "Mechanical Vision: " Photography and Mass Media Appropriation in Ben Shan's Sacco and Vanzetti Series
1:20 pm -- 1:50 pm Nunzio Pernicone, "The Sacco and Vanzetti Case Revisited
1:55 -- 2:25 pm Diana L. Linden, "What do we see in Shahn? What do we want to see? The Public Reception of Shahn's Sacco and Vanzetti
2:30 -- 3:00 pm Frances Pohl, "Ben Shan, Politics, and Art: A Critical Assessment."
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