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Voices in Contemporary Art: Marisol—Artist Alex Da Corte and Art Historian Delia Solomons in Conversation with Charles Balbach Chief Curator Cathleen Chaffee

Thursday, July 11, 2024

7 pm - 8 pm EDT

Harry Shunk (German, 1924–2006) and János Kender (Hungarian, 1937–2009), Marisol in Paris, July 1, 1964. Gelatin silver print. 11 x 14 inches (27.94 x 35.56). Collection Buffalo AKG Art Museum. Gift of Seymour H. Knox, Jr., 1976 (K1976:4.47). © Harry Shunk and János Kender © J. Paul Getty Trust. Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles (2014.R.20) / Likeness © Estate of Marisol / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

Lipsey Auditorium, Knox Building 

Join us for a conversation between artist Alex Da Corte, art historian Delia Solomons, and Charles Balbach Chief Curator Cathleen Chaffee in celebration of Marisol: A Retrospective. Delve into a discussion of Marisol’s transformative bequest of her estate to the Buffalo AKG in 2016 and her works’ extraordinary relevance to contemporary life and art.

This event is free and open to the public; no registration is required. 

About the Speakers


Marisol: A Retrospective is organized by the Buffalo AKG Art Museum and curated by Cathleen Chaffee, Charles Balbach Chief Curator. The exhibition is supported by a major grant from the Henry Luce Foundation. Critical work related to this exhibition and collection was made possible in part by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. This exhibition is made possible through support from the Terra Foundation for American Art and the Buffalo AKG National Council. Additional support is provided by the Helen Frankenthaler Foundation.