The New Social Environment#931

A Model Workshop: Margaret Lowengrund and the Contemporaries

Featuring Jenn Bratovich, Lauren Rosenblum, Christine Weyl, and Jennifer Field


1 p.m. Eastern / 10 a.m. Pacific

Curators Christina Weyl and Lauren Rosenblum, and Print Center New York Director of Exhibitions & Programs Jenn Bratovich join Rail contributor Jennifer Field for a conversation. We conclude with a poetry reading by a member of the Rail team.

In this talk

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Jenn Bratovich

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Jenn Bratovich is Director of Exhibitions and Programs at Print Center New York, where she works with artists, publishers, curators, writers, and arts programmers to think about print. Since joining Print Center New York she has helped shepherd the organization through its move to a new, ground-floor exhibition space; sharpened the organization’s curatorial vision and grown its capacity; and led development of a new exhibition and artist development program to support emerging artists. She has previously held positions at Hunter College Art Galleries and Women’s Studio Workshop, and holds an MA in art history from Hunter College.

Lauren Rosenblum

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Lauren Rosenblum is the Jensen Bryan Curator of The Print Center, Philadelphia. She has worked in curatorial departments at the Philadelphia Museum of Art and Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. A doctoral candidate in art history at The Graduate Center, City University of New York, Rosenblum is writing a dissertation on the rise of mid-twentieth century collaborative lithography in the United States.

Christina Weyl

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Christina Weyl is a New York-based curator. She has organized numerous exhibitions and published widely about twentieth-century printmaking and women artists. Her book, The Women of Atelier 17: Modernist Printmaking in Midcentury New York (Yale University Press, 2019), highlights nearly 100 women artists who advanced modernism and feminism at Atelier 17, the avant-garde printmaking studio located in New York City between 1940 and 1955. In 2014, she co-founded the Association of Print Scholars, a non-profit professional organization. She holds a PhD in art history from Rutgers University. Prior to graduate school, she worked Gemini G.E.L. at Joni Moisant Weyl, which represents the publications of the Los Angeles–based artists’ workshop Gemini G.E.L.

Jennifer Field

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Jennifer Field is Executive Director at The Estate of David Smith. She has held curatorial and research positions at Di Donna Galleries, the Willem de Kooning Foundation, and The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Her projects have included the exhibitions Songs of the Horizon: David Smith, Music, and Dance; Surrealism in Mexico; Martin Puryear; Manet and the Execution of Maximilian; and De Kooning: A Retrospective. Dr. Field received her MA from Hunter College and her PhD from the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University. Her dissertation examines episodes in printmaking among mid-twentieth century New York School painters.

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