Jane Irish featured in Symposium on Politics in Art, Sat., Nov 1

Symposium and Panel Discussion:
On the Limits and Possibilities of Politics in Art
Saturday, November 1, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Historic Landmark Building

The symposium focuses on artists who have integrated politics with art and who have consistently addressed and investigated social and political issues through their paintings, drawings, and prints. Audiences will hear directly from the artists in two panel discussions in which they address the topic from personal points of view. Including diverse artists from Philadelphia and beyond, renowned artists and scholars Laylah Ali, Enrique Chagoya, Sue Coe, Daniel Heyman, Jane Irish, Peter Saul, and Art Spiegelman will be featured. An overview of the topic will be provided by scholar David Carrier and PAFA Curator of Modern Art, Robert Cozzolino. Distinguished art historian Pat Hills will serve as moderator and discussant for the day.

Symposium Schedule

9:00 a.m. Doors open; welcome and check-in
9:30 a.m. Introduction by PAFA Curator of Modern Art, Robert Cozzolino
9:45 a.m. Overview by David Carrier, Champney Family Professor at Case Western Reserve University and the Cleveland Institute of Art
10:30 a.m. Panel presentations by artists Peter Saul, Jane Irish, and Daniel Heyma
12:30-2:00 p.m. Lunch break
2:00 p.m. Panel presentations by artists Laylah Ali, Sue Coe, Art Spiegelman, and Enrique Chagoya
4:00 p.m. Conclusion by Edna S. Tuttleman Director of the Museum, David R. Brigham, followed by reception and viewing of Peter Saul: A Retrospective

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