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The Triumph of Pan: Picasso in Occupied France
Monday, April 8 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
How did Picasso, a known anti-fascist, not only survive but manage to produce art? Several of Picasso’s fellow artists and intellectuals also decided to stay in France. What were their circumstances and what happened to them?
Why did they remain in France under great personal risk?
We will examine these questions as well as review Picasso’s work from the war years.
It will be a fascinating look at this dark chapter in Picasso’s life.
Cliff Tisdell is an artist and lecturer. His work has appeared at Carnegie Hall, Eric Fischl’s America: Here and Now Project, Ivan Karp’s OK Harris Gallery, the Chautauqua Institution, the University of Texas, the Lichtenstein Center for the Arts, and the VanDerPlas and Brenda Taylor Galleries in NYC. He is represented by Trager Contemporary. Mr. Tisdell has spoken as a guest lecturer at the Edward Hopper House, Montclair State University, the Westchester Society for Humanistic Judaism, the Sinai Free Synagogue, the Lillian Booth Actors Home as well as the Chappaqua, New City, Valley Cottage, Larchmont, Simsbury and New Canaan public libraries.