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-------------------------------------------------- Symposium: "American Modernist Design, 1920-1940: New Perspectives" Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT October 29-30, 2004 American Modernist Design is supported by the Oswaldo Rodriguez Roque Memorial Lectureship Fund. A generous gift from the Chipstone Foundation and contributions by family, friends, and colleagues established this lectureship in memory of Oswaldo Rodriguez Roque, B.A.1972, M.A.1975,a scholar in the field of American paintings and decorative arts. This symposium is organized in conjunction with the exhibition Livable Modernism: Interior Decorating and Design During the Great Depression,on view at Yale University Art Gallery from October 5, 2004, to June 5, 2005.The exhibition is supported by the Friends of American Arts at Yale and an endowment created with a challenge grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.The accompanying publication, Livable Modernism, by Kristina Wilson, is published by the Yale University Press and the Yale University Art Gallery with the support of a grant from the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts. October 29, 2004 5:30 pm Thirteenth Annual Oswaldo Rodriguez Roque Memorial Lecture in American Art Yale Center for British Art Lecture Hall, 1080 Chapel Street.Free and open to the public; seating is limited to 200. Modernism as a Way of Life Neil Harris, Preston and Sterling Morton Professor of History, University of Chicago October 30, 2004 Oswaldo Rodriguez Roque Memorial Symposium Yale Law School, Levinson Auditorium. Open to the public by registration 10:00 am Welcome Jock Reynolds, The Henry J. Heinz II Director, Yale University Art Gallery Introduction Kristina Wilson, Assistant Professor of Art History, Clark University, former Marcia Brady Tucker Curatorial Fellow in American Decorative Arts, Yale University Art Gallery Paul T. Frankl and the Making of Modern American Design, 1920-1926 Christopher Long, Associate Professor, Architectural History and Theory, School of Architecture, University of Texas at Austin Selling Good Design: New York Department Stores and the Early Modern Interior Marilyn Friedman, Design Historian Merchandising the Modern: Gilbert Rohde at Herman Miller Phyllis Ross, Design Historian Chase Chrome: Poor Man's Sterling for the Modern Era Thomas Andrew Denenberg, Richard Koopman Curator of American Decorative Arts, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art 12:00-2:30 pm Lunch and free time to visit the exhibition 2:30-4:30 pm Designing for Young Moderns: Nurseries by Ilonka Karasz Ashley Callahan, Curator, Henry D. Green Center for the Study of the Decorative Arts, Georgia Museum of Art Educating the Eye: Body Mechanics, Streamlining, and Consumer Tastes in the U.S., 1925-1940 Carma R. Gorman, Associate Professor of Art History, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale "Make us forget our bounds": Visual Space and Psychic Release in the Modern American Interior Sandy Isenstadt, Assistant Professor, History of Art, Yale University Round table discussion with symposium speakers and the audience. Fee for the symposium and boxed lunch: $25 per person; $10 for Members of the Yale Art Museums; free for students. All fees are nonrefundable. For more information and to register, please contact: Nancy Yates Yale University Art Gallery P.O. Box 208271 New Haven, CT 06520-8271 tel: 203.432.0615 fax: 203.432.2358 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org -- H-MUSEUM H-Net Network for Museums and Museum Studies E -Mail: email@example.com WWW: http://www.h-museum.net