Daphne Farago Symposium on Contemporary Decorative Art
John Cederquist, furniture maker
Janet Koplos, critic, co-author of Makers: A History of American Studio Craft; professor, Parsons The New School for Design
Richard Marquis, glass artist
Philip Moulthrop, wood artist
Spend an exciting afternoon learning more about contemporary craft from leading artists and critics. Meet artists whose work ranges from witty trompe l’oeil cabinets, to whimsical glass sculpture, to masterful wooden vessels. Get an in-depth understanding of works on view in “Crafting Contemporary: Selections from the Daphne Farago Collection,” and meet the artists who made them.
Co-author of the first comprehensive survey of modern craft in the United States, critic and scholar Janet Koplos, the keynote speaker, gives historical and contemporary contexts for understanding and viewing contemporary craft.
The featured artists—John Cederquist, Richard Marquis, and Philip Moulthrop—speak about their respective backgrounds and share their creative process.
End the afternoon exploring the Daphne and Peter Farago Gallery for Contemporary Craft and chatting with the artists about their work.
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