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NXT Curator Series: Art Deco: Commercializing the Avant-Garde
February 18 at 7:00 pmFree to attend; donations appreciated
Join Angelina Lippert, the Chief Curator of Poster House (the country’s first museum dedicated to the art and history of posters) for an evening discussing the fascinating history of Art Deco advertising. From the Paris Exhibition of 1925 up through the 1939 New York World’s Fair, this talk covers everything from the Great Depression up through the Great Gatsby. Discover the true meaning behind the definition of Deco and how it became the first global art movement.
Lippert is the author of “The Art Deco Poster” and has lectured at the School of Visual Arts, The Cooper Union, New York University, the Pratt Institute, The New York Times, Columbia University, and The Sotheby’s Institute of Art. She has written for Muse by Clio and is currently a reviewer at the New York Journal of Books. She holds an M.A. in the art of the Russian avant-garde from the Courtauld Institute of Art in London and a B.A. in theology and art history from Smith College.