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Jan 27, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Lecture or Speaker

Jenni Sorkin Lecture

Doing Inclusive and Revisionist Ceramic History

Jenni Sorkin is Associate Professor of History of Art & Architecture at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She writes on the intersections between gender, material culture, and contemporary art, working primarily on women artists and underrepresented media.

Books include: Live Form: Women, Ceramics and Community (University of Chicago Press, 2016), Revolution in the Making: Abstract Sculpture by Women Artists, 1947–2016 (Skira, 2016), and Art in California (World of Art series, Thames & Hudson, 2021), as well as numerous essays in journals and exhibition catalogs. She was educated at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Bard College, and received her PhD from Yale University. She is a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Modern Craft.

Sponsored by: Dean of School of Art and Design + Performing Arts Division, Alfred Ceramic Art Museum, Division of Ceramic Art, Division of Art History, Women's and Gender Studies