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LIFE: Six Women Photographers: A Lecture with Curator Marilyn Satin Kushner

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Date: March 21, 2024
Time: 6:00 pm
–7:00 pm

Join us for an illustrated lecture by Dr. Marilyn Satin Kushner, Curator and Head of the Department of Prints, Photographs, and Architectural Collections at New-York Historical Society, expanding on the curatorial process for LIFE: Six Women Photographers.

Speaker Biography

Dr. Marilyn Satin Kushner

Curator and Head of the Department of Prints, Photographs, and Architectural Collections, New-York Historical Society

Marilyn Satin Kushner is Curator and Head, Department of Prints, Photographs, and Architectural Collections at the New-York Historical Society. Previously she was Department Chair, Prints, Drawings, and Photographs and Curator of Prints and Drawings at the Brooklyn Museum. Kushner also served as Curator of Collections at the Montclair Art Museum, New Jersey, and Research Associate at the Whitney Museum of American Art. In these capacities she has mounted more than fifty exhibitions, most recently Running for Civil Rights: The New York Pioneer Club, 1936-1976 (2023). Other exhibitions include The Art of Winold Reiss: An Immigrant Modernist (2022), Life, Six Women Photographers (2019}; New York from the Lens of George Kalinsky (2018); Freedom Journey 1965: Photographs of the Selma to Montgomery March by Stephen Somerstein (2015); The Armory Show at 100: Modern Art and Revolution (2013); Tigers of Wrath: Watercolors of Walton Ford (2006); and Digital: Printmaking Now (2001). Upcoming exhibitions include Jesse Tarbox Beals, a History, and World War II in Posters, both at the New-York Historical Society. Kushner has published and lectured extensively, has served on juries and guest curated exhibitions nation-wide, and has taught at Rutgers University New Brunswick, Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, and the CUNY School of Professional Studies. She received her PhD from Northwestern University in 1991.

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