Moderated by Elissa Auther | with Joyce Kozloff, Melissa Meyer, Beau R. Ott, and Mira Schor.
Held in conjunction with the exhibition "Miriam Schapiro: The André Emmerich Years Paintings from 1957–76"
Elissa Auther is Deputy Director of Curatorial Affairs and William and Mildred Lasdon Chief Curator at the Museum of Arts and Design. She has published widely on the history of modernism and its relationship to craft and the decorative, the material culture of the American counterculture, and feminist art.
Joyce Kozloff is an artist represented by DC Moore Gallery. She was a friend and colleague of Miriam Schapiro.
Melissa Meyer is an abstract painter and printmaker. She co-authored "Femmage” with Miriam Schapiro for Heresies, No. 4, Spring 1978.
Beau R. Ott is a collector of abstract American art from the '60s and '70s. He is an avid researcher with an acute interest in artists whose work challenged the status quo. His collection includes paintings from four periods of Schapiro’s work reflected in the current exhibition.
Mira Schor is a New York based painter and writer represented by Lyles & King Gallery in New York City and Marcelle Alix in Paris. She was a member of the CalArts Feminist Art Program and a participant in the historic feminist art installation Womanhouse.