Artist in Conversation: Susan Aurinko and Paul Berlanga
@ Loyola University Museum of Art (LUMA)
820 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611
Opening Tuesday, September 12th, from 6PM - 7:30PM
Join LUMA for a discussion between artist Susan Aurinko and art dealer, writer, and freelance curator Paul Berlanga addressing Aurinko’s “Searching for Jehanne – the Joan of Arc Project.”
Free to the public.
On view until October 21, 2017 — In 2013, Chicago based artist Susan Aurinko went on a photographic expedition to France. While in the Loire Valley, she visited a 12th century chateau that was once the temporary home of Joan of Arc. Captivated by the legend of the saint, Aurinko repeatedly returned to photograph the places where Joan of Arc once lived, prayed, and fought throughout her brief life. Aurinko employs layered images to explore the iconographic nature of this revered saint through popular culture, literature, feminism, and theology.
Image: Susan Aurinko, I Was Born for This, 2013-2015.
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