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The Design, Sculpture, and Philosophy of Harry Bertoia with Celia Bertoia

Feb 12, 6:30 PM–7:30 PM

John L. Santikos Auditorium

Ticket Price: $20.00

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Add to Calendar 2/12/2019 6:30 PM 2/12/2019 7:30 PM America/Chicago The Design, Sculpture, and Philosophy of Harry Bertoia with Celia Bertoia

Hear Harry Bertoia’s youngest daughter, Celia, describe her father’s work and life. She’ll share anecdotes of growing up with a design genius and give a behind-the-scenes history of Bertoia’s famous chairs and sculptural work.

Celia Bertoia will be signing books after her lecture from 7:30-8:00 p.m. Her book, Life and Work of Harry Bertoia: The Man, The Artist, The Visionary, is available for purchase in the Museum Shop.

San Antonio Museum of Art (john_s_auditorium)

Hear Harry Bertoia’s youngest daughter, Celia, describe her father’s work and life. She’ll share anecdotes of growing up with a design genius and give a behind-the-scenes history of Bertoia’s famous chairs and sculptural work.

Celia Bertoia will be signing books after her lecture from 7:30-8:00 p.m. Her book, Life and Work of Harry Bertoia: The Man, The Artist, The Visionary, is available for purchase in the Museum Shop.

This lecture is generously funded by the Louis A. and Francis B. Wagner Lecture Fund.

IMAGE:
Harry Bertoia (American, 1915-1978) Lounge Chair, 1951 Welded steel grid (black), wool cover (red), h. 30 in. (76.2 cm); w. 33 ½ in. (85 cm); d. 28 ¼ in. (71.7 cm) Collection of Kevin Keim Image © Kevin Keim Art © 2018 Estate of Harry Bertoia / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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