Wednesday, February 21, 2018

“Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists?” A Film and Talk Presented by Professor Maurice Mahler

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Professor Mahler has presented informative talks about artists in the past, which our audiences have greatly enjoyed. In this talk, he will explore the history of women in achieving true value as artists in a world dominated by the decisions of men and the social attitudes in Europe and America since the 10th century. Artists to be considered include Elizabeth Louise Vigee-Le Brun, Lee Krasner, Louise Nevelson, Elian de Kooning, and Harriett Feigenbaum. The film reveals the stories of the amazing artistic women throughout history from the 15th century to the present. You have seen the paintings - now you will know that the “artist was a woman!”

Professor Mahler teaches at Rutgers University Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI-RU). He is a retired advertising executive and instructor at the School for Visual Arts in New York.

For more information or to make a paid reservation (non-refundable), call the Museum at 732-252-6990, or visit www.jhmomc.org. The Jewish Heritage Museum is located in the Mounts Corner Shopping Center, at 310 Mounts Corner Drive Freehold, NJ, at the corner of Route 537 and Wemrock Road (between the CentraState Medical Center and Freehold Raceway Mall).

It is on the second floor of the historic Levi Solomon Barn. The JHMOMC is a tax-exempt organization under Section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The Museum is handicapped and assisted listening accessible.