Georgia O’Keeffe and Frida Kahlo: Living Modern and Constructing an Artistic Image

symposium

Georgia O’Keeffe and Frida Kahlo:
Living Modern and Constructing an Artistic Image

January 25, 2020 / 10:30am

This symposium addresses similarities and differences in the ways that two iconic artists of the 20th century – Frida Kahlo and Georgia O’Keeffe – controlled their public images through their dress, domestic environments, and how they allowed photographers to portray them. The symposium features Ellen E. Roberts, the Norton’s Harold and Anne Berkley Smith Curator of American Art; Layla Bermeo, Kristin and Roger Servison Associate Curator, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Catherine Morris, Sackler Senior Curator, Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, Brooklyn Museum; Ariel Plotek, Curator of Fine Art, Georgia O’Keeffe Museum; Lisa Small, Senior Curator, European Art, Brooklyn Museum; and Adriana Zavala, Associate Professor, Tufts University.

This program has reached capacity, seats will be available in the Great Hall for simulcast. 

Schedule of Events

  • Stiller doors open

    10am
  • Elliot Davis welcomes

    10:30am
  • Ellen Roberts introduces program

    10:40am
  • Ellen Roberts, Harold and Anne Berkley Smith Curator of American Art

    Georgia O’Keeffe and Asia

    10:45am
  • Ariel Plotek, Curator of Fine Art, Georgia O’Keeffe Museum

    Homes of Her Own: O’Keeffe in New Mexico

    11:15am
  • Layla Bermeo, Kristin and Roger Servison Associate Curator, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

    Inventing Arte Popular, Inventing Frida

    11:45am
  • Lunch Break

    12:30pm
  • Adriana Zavala, Associate Professor, Tufts University

    Frida Kahlo:Staging Life, Staging Art

    2:15pm
  • Lisa Small, Senior Curator, European Art, Brooklyn Museum

    Art, Image, Dress: Georgia O’Keeffe and Frida Kahlo

    2:45pm
  • Catherine Morris, Sackler Senior Curator, Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, Brooklyn Museum

    Explaining Themselves: Frida Kahlo and Georgia O’Keeffe in the Art World

    3:15pm
  • Panel discussion with all speakers, followed by audience Q & A

    3:45pm
  • Program ends

    4:30pm

To Know:
Pre-registration to this program is required
Admission to this program is free. 
This program will take place in the Stiller Auditorium 
Please Note: Program is subject to change.