Thursday, September 23 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm
USC Fisher Museum of Art (HAR), Museum
823 Exposition Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90089
Join us for a live walkthrough of the current exhibition Art and Hope At The End of the Tunnel with exhibition curator, Edward Goldman. Guests will enjoy a guided walkthrough of the exhibition followed by refreshments.
About Edward Goldman:
For more than 30 years, Edward Goldman was the art critic and host of “Art Talk,” a weekly program that aired prime-time Tuesday evenings during All Things Considered on LA’s largest NPR affiliate, KCRW 89.9 FM. Edward also contributed weekly art reports to the Huffington Post.
Born and educated in Russia and formerly employed by the famed Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, he offers impassioned views on what he sees in galleries and museums and at cultural events throughout the world, and he is not afraid to “speak truth to power.”
About the exhibition:
“Art and hope at the end of the Tunnel” is a group exhibition curated by renowned art critic Edward Goldman; featuring dozens of artists who call the Los Angeles area home.
The concept of the exhibition emerged out of the bleakness and ambiguity in the initial stages of the Covid 19 Pandemic. Goldman, who was still able to visit artists in their studios, asked the question “how has this difficult time affected your art-making?”. To his delight, the artists responded that it had allowed them to spend more time in their studio, creating art that had more focus and deeper meaning, giving Edward hope that there is light at the end of the tunnel.