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Norfolk Society of Arts Lecture

Oct 24, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Calder: The Conquest of Time: The Early Years:  1898–1940

Jed Perl

Author, critic, and regular contributor to The New York Review of Books

Jed Perl is the author of several books, including a biography of American sculptor Alexander Calder. A visiting professor of Liberal Studies at The New School in New York City, Perl has also written for Harper’s, The New Criterion, The Threepenny Review, The Yale Review, Salmagundi, and many other publications. He was the art critic for The New Republic for twenty years and a contributing editor at Vogue for a decade.

He is also the recipient of awards from the Guggenheim Foundation, the American Academy in Rome, the Leon Levy Biography Center at the City University of New York, and the Ingram-Merrill Foundation. A book signing following the lecture.

Each event begins at 10:30 a.m. with a coffee reception in Huber Court. The lecture follows at 11 a.m. in Kaufman Theater.

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