Feb 12, 6:30 PM–7:30 PM
John L. Santikos Auditorium
Ticket Price: $20.00
Ticket Price Members: $10.00
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)
This lecture is generously funded by the Louis A. and Francis B. Wagner Lecture Fund.
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