Hippolyte Havel and the Politics of Modernism
Wednesday, May 16, 6 pm
Tamiment Library, Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, New York University
70 Washington Square South, 10th Floor
Presentation and book signing by Allan Antliff, Assistant Professor of Art History, University of Alberta, and author of Anarchist Modernism: Art, Politics, and the First American Avant-Garde (University of Chicago Press, 2001), a cross-disciplinary investigation of some early-twentieth-century American developments in modernist art, progressive politics, experimental literature, and sexual reform. He will focus on Hippolyte Havel, noted literary editor, biographer of Emma Goldman, adopted “father” of Berenice Abbott, and legendary anarchist best remembered for declaring Greenwich Village “a spiritual zone of mind.”
Organized by Tamiment Library and cosponsored by the Grey Art Gallery.
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