Conversations with Artists: Francesco Spagnolo on Traditional Judaica and the Art of Kehinde Wiley

Friday, Mar 8 | 1–2:30pm
Admission: Free with Museum admission
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About the Program

Francesco Spagnolo, Curator of Collections at The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life talks with CJM’s Writer-in-Residence Dan Schifrin about the historical Judaica—papercuts and textiles—that inspired the decorative painted backgrounds in Kehinde Wiley’s exhibition The World Stage: Israel.




Public Programs and New Media Initiatives at the CJM are made possible with major support from the Leavitt Family and supporting sponsorship from The Toole Family Charitable Foundation and Alyse Mason Brill and Nathan Brill


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