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Second Annual Anne d'Harnoncourt Symposium

Presentations from the Symposium

"Keynote Address: 'Wharton Esherick and the Making of Modernism'. part 1"  (16 minutes)
    Dr. Peter Conn. Vartan Gregorian Professor of English, University of Pennsylvania..

"Keynote Address: 'Wharton Esherick and the Making of Modernism'. part 2"  (18 minutes)
    Dr. Peter Conn. Vartan Gregorian Professor of English, University of Pennsylvania..

"Deconstructing the Bok House"  (22 minutes)
    David De Muzio. Senior Conservator of Furniture and Woodwork, Philadelphia Museum of Art.

"We Men, In Times Such As These"  (22 minutes)
    Paul Eisenhauer. Curator, Wharton Esherick Museum.

"'Up on my back, and I will take you thither': Harold Mason and the Centaur Book Shop and Press"  (6 minutes)
    Lynne Farrington. Curator of Printed Books, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Pennsylvania.

"Henry Varnum Poor, Wharton Esherick, and Modern Craft in the U.S.A."  (15 minutes)
    Caroline M. Hannah. Bard Graduate Center: Decorative Arts, Design History, Material Culture.

"Wharton Esherick's Early Experiments in Anthropological Design"  (26 minutes)
    Roberta A. Mayer, Associate Professor of Art History and Visual Arts Are Head, Bucks County Community College.

"The Life That Is Art"  (21 minutes)
    W. Douglass Paschall, Visiting Scholar, Center for American Art, Philadelphia Museum of Art.

"Wharton Esherick and Theodore Dreiser: Kindred Spirits in Modernism"  (25 minutes)
    Thomas P. Riggio, General Editor of the Dreiser Edition and Professor Emeritus of English and American Literature, University of Connecticut

"The Prints of Wharton Esherick"  (24 minutes)
    Mark Sfirri, Professor, Department of the Arts, Bucks County Community College.

"Price, Howe, and Esherick in the Making of Philadelphia Modernism"  (33 minutes)
    William Whitaker, Curator, Architectural Archives, University of Pennsylvania.