“Art in the Letter and Other Scrawls” from the Collection of Claudia Strauss-Schulson
January 8 – February 22, 2020
Considered as both a letter with art and an artwork with text, each letter in Claudia Strauss-Schulson’s illustrated letter collection conveys meaning more effectively than words alone. The collection ranges from letters with sketches to casual drawings to doodles rendered on meeting agendas, envelopes, scraps of paper, napkins, hotel, ship and personal stationery, penned (in some cases penciled) by cultural luminaries mainly from the 19th and 20th centuries.
Panel Discussion: “Out of Line: The Unexpected Art of the Doodle” Wednesday, January 15, 2020 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Michael Diaz-Griffith, founder of the New Antiquarians and Material Cult, in conversation with Claudia Strauss-Schulson, and Todd and Caren Strauss-Schulson. Ground floor exhibition gallery. Open to the public free of charge; no reservations required.
Lunchtime Exhibition Tours: Curator Claudia Strauss-Schulson will offer free guided public tours of the exhibition on January 28, February 3, and February 18 from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 pm. No reservations required.