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Emmy-award winner and Academy-Award-nominated Laura Linney ’86 DFA ’03 Hon. discussed her career in in theatre, movies and television, and answered audience questions, as part of the “Fifth Annual Don Wilmeth Endowed Lectureship in American Theatre,” Oct. 28, 2008.
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November 4 – December 19, 2008
John Hay Library
20 Prospect Street
Providence, Rhode Island 02912
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Based on the collections of the John Hay Library, this exhibit captures the contributions Jewish writers and artists made to comic art since its origin in the Yiddish press of the early 1900s.
On display are examples of the art form drawn from the Hay’s collection of more than 70,000 comic books, Artists whose work is included in the exhibit include Rube Goldberg, Harvey Kurtzman, Al Capp, Will Eisner, Trina Robbins and Aline Kominsky Crumb, on display in works from Action Comics to Mad Magazine to the Vault of Horror.
On Sunday, November 16, 2-4, the student curators — Randy Alevi, Lara Danielle Fox, Franklin Kanin, Kaitlyn Laabs, Chelsea Miro, Cassie Owens, Emily M. Paiz and Ben Stein — will hold an exhibition open house, to which the public is invited.
For further information contact Rosemary_Cullen@brown.edu
Lincoln Rooms, John Hay Library
20 Prospect Street
Providence, RI 02912
This Lincoln Bicentennial exhibit allows the viewer to compare and contrast six oil-on-canvas portraits of Lincoln created by five different artists who made first-hand observations and drawings of Lincoln during his lifetime.
The exhibition is open by appointment. See Library Hours.
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