Binghamton University hosts exhibition “Holocaust Suite”

2009-09-18

Binghamton University will present an exhibition and talk featuring a selection from the “Holocaust Suite,” and other works of Jacob Landau (1917-2001), at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 23 in Casadesus Hall, located in the University’s Fine Arts Building.  The talk is free and open to the public.   

David Herrstrom, President of the Jacob Landau Institute, will be on hand to discuss Landau’s work which examines the “beauty and horror of existence” through exploration of the human form. In his lifetime, Landau garnered numerous critical awards and honors- including fellowships from the Guggenheim and Ford Foundations.  His works can be found in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Whitney, and the Museum of Modern Art in New York, as well as the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC.

Following Herrstrom’s talk a print and watercolor exhibit of Landau’s works will be held in the Rosefsky Studio Art Gallery with a reception in the Grand Corridor of the Fine Arts Building.

The exhibit and lecture are made possible by Rebecca and Ken Mebert ’78, the Rosefsky Visiting Artists Endowment, Department of Art, Department of Judaic Studies and Harpur College Dean’s Office.

Reservations are requested for the reception.  Please RSVP to 777-6799 by September 21, 2009.  For more information, please contact Diane Horvath at 777-6799.

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