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Fri, Jul 21, 2017 2:00pm –


The Jewish Museum
1109 5th Avenue
New York  New York  10028
United States
The Jewish Museum

The Arcades l Gallery Talk: The Flâneur Past and Present

Image: Jesper Just, Intercourses, 2013. Still from a five-channel video installation. Courtesy of the artist, Galerie Perrotin, New York and James Cohan Gallery, New York © Jesper Just, image provided by the artist and James Cohan Gallery, New York

This gallery talk will focus on the 19th century concept of the “Flâneur” or city wanderer, and will consider the culture and transformation of modern city life through a close look at selected works in the exhibition The Arcades: Contemporary Art and Walter Benjamin. Led by Theresa Hioki, Education Associate.

Free with Museum admission; RSVP recommended

This program is made possible, in part, by the Edmond de Rothschild Foundations.