Dine and Discover November 18, 2009 Marilyn Kushner, curator and head of the department of prints, photographs and architectural collections at the New York Historical Society, discussing the art of Devorah Sperber. In 2005 Dr. Kushner organized US representation at the 26th Ljubljana Print Biennale, dedicating the space to an exhibition of work by Devorah Sperber. In 2007, Kushner organized a major solo exhibition of Sperber’s work at the Brooklyn Museum of Art. Marilyn Kushner’s KMA visit is co-sponsored by the University of Tennessee Print Club at the School of Art. Special thanks to Emmy Lingscheit, Leslie Grossman, Jason Shoemaker, and Beauvais Lyons.
The Knoxville Museum of Art collects, exhibits, and interprets outstanding works by artists of regional, national, and international significance; provides diverse audiences with opportunities for learning and personal growth; and serves as a community gathering and celebration place. The museum is strongly committed to providing experiences that enable people to enjoy and value the visual arts as an expression of the best of a civilized society. The KMA’s landmark facility, designed by renowned architect Edward Larrabee Barnes and opened to the public in 1990, overlooks World’s Fair Park in downtown Knoxville. For more on the museum and its exhibitions and other programs, go to www.knoxart.org.