FOR RELEASE: September 4, 2013
CONTACT: Gregory Shook, 410-626-2539
Domenic Iacono, director of the Syracuse University Art Galleries and curator for the “Karl Schrag: Memories and Premonitions” exhibition, will give a lecture titled “Karl Schrag and Atelier 17” at St. John’s College. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the Conversation Room on Wednesday, September 18 at 7:30 p.m.
“Karl Schrag: Memories and Premonitions” is on view at the Mitchell Gallery at St. John’s College from August 28 to October 16. The first major examination of the artist’s work since his death in 1995, the exhibition includes 70 original works of art by the influential artist, including paintings, prints, and drawings.
Domenic Iacono has been with Syracuse University since 1977. He has curated numerous exhibitions which have been seen at the Phillips Collection, Smithsonian Institution, at the Palitz Gallery in New York City, and in Italy at the University of Pisa.
Exhibit-related events for “Karl Schrag: Memories and Premonitions”
September 11 Art Express. Art Educator Lucinda Edinberg will give a lunchtime gallery talk on the “Karl Schrag” exhibition from 12:15 to 12:45 p.m.
September 22 Opening Reception and Family Program. Art Educator Lucinda Edinberg will lead a tour of the “Karl Schrag” exhibition followed by a hands-on workshop from 3:30 to 5 p.m.
October 3 Book Club. Join members of the Mitchell Gallery Book Club for a docent tour of the “Karl Schrag” exhibition followed by a discussion of a related book from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Registration is required. Contact Kathy Dulisse at 410-626-2530.
October 8 Seminar. St. John’s tutor David Townsend and artist Ebby Malmgren will lead a seminar related to the exhibition at 7 p.m. Space is limited. Registration is required. Call 410-626-2556 to register.
October 13 Sunday Afternoon Tour. Art Educator Lucinda Edinberg will lead a tour of the “Karl Schrag” exhibition at 3 p.m.
"Masterpieces are not single and solitary births; they are the outcome of many years of thinking in common, of thinking by the body of the people, so that the experience of the mass is behind the single voice."
- Virginia Woolf