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Art Discussions: Romaine Brooks, 20th-Century Woman
Friday, June 17, 2016, 4 - 7pm

Session 1: Cassandra Langer, art historian and author of Romaine Brooks: A Life. Duration: 57 minutes

Session 2: Sylvia Kahan, Professor of Performing and Creative Arts, CUNY College of Staten Island. Duration: 35 minutes

Session 3: Helen Langa, Associate Professor, Art History, American University. Duration: 55 minutes


Join eminent scholars Cassandra Langer, art historian and author of Romaine Brooks: A Life; Sylvia Kahan, Professor of Performing and Creative Arts, CUNY College of Staten Island; Helen Langa, Associate Professor, Art History, American University; and Virginia Mecklenburg, SAAM Chief Curator; for an in-depth look at the fascinating life and art of Romaine Brooks. They discuss the artist’s social sphere, her life in Paris in the 1920s, and how through a unique aesthetic and persona, Brooks flouted conventional roles for women.