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Virtual Lecture and Discussion: Dr. LaNitra Berger on Irma Stern and the Paradox of South African Art

Alexandria, Virginia
 2022-03-17

Virtual Lecture and Discussion

Thursday, March 24

7-8 p.m.

Free, Register here.

Join the Alexandria Community Remembrance Project (ACRP) for a lecture with Dr. LaNitra Berger on South African artist Irma Stern’s complex life and work. Dr. Berger will discuss her recently published book, “Irma Stern and the Racial Paradox of South African Modern Art: Audacities of Color,” which explores how Stern became South Africa’s most prolific and controversial painter. Stern depicted the lives of people who are of black, Jewish and mixed race origins, while maintaining a neutral position on apartheid. A discussion with Rabbi David Spinrad, a member of the ACRP Steering Committee, will follow the lecture. Register here.

For media inquiries please contact Audrey Davis at Audrey.Davis@alexandriava.gov, or 703.746.4706.

For more information or for reasonable disability accommodation, contact Audrey Davis at Audrey.Davis@alexandriava.gov or 703.746.4706, Virginia Relay 711.

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