Location

Portland State University - Lincoln Recital Hall

Start Date

5-3-2015 7:00 PM

Subjects

American Painting -- 20th century

Description

The talk explored how Beck’s multiple identities — woman, Jew, and artist — influenced her art during the postwar period, while also discussing the cultural and historical context of her work.

Notes

Samantha Baskind is Professor of Art History at Cleveland State University. She is the author of several books, including the critically acclaimed Raphael Soyer and the Search for Modern Jewish Art (2004) and a solely authored encyclopedia, Encyclopedia of Jewish American Artists (2007). Professor Baskind also co-authored Jewish Art: A Modern History (2011) with Larry Silver and co-edited, with Ranen Omer-Sherman, The Jewish Graphic Novel: Critical Approaches (2008). Her newest book, Jewish Artists and the Bible in Twentieth-Century America, which came out in 2014, was funded by a year-long National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship as well as the Hadassah-Brandeis Institute and the Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture. Professor Baskind served as editor for U.S. art for the 22-volume revised edition of the Encyclopaedia Judaica (2007) and is currently series editor of “Jews and the Cultural Imagination,” published by the Pennsylvania State University Press.

Persistent Identifier

https://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/26348

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Mar 5th, 7:00 PM

Rosemarie Beck’s Multiple Identities: A Woman, Jew, and Artist in Post-War New York

Portland State University - Lincoln Recital Hall

The talk explored how Beck’s multiple identities — woman, Jew, and artist — influenced her art during the postwar period, while also discussing the cultural and historical context of her work.