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Art: Discussion

Conversations with Artists: Nancy Selvin and Gyöngy Laky on form and function in craft, moderated by Meredith Tromble

When

Friday Aug 24, 2012 (1–2:30pm)

Where

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Contemporary Jewish Museum (Venue Partner)

736 Mission St

415.655.7800

Directions: 736 Mission Street, between 3rd and 4th Streets.

Price

Free

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Contemporary Jewish Museum says…

Sculptors Nancy Selvin and Gyöngy Laky have both spent decades bringing an art sensibility to forms and materials that are often regarded as craft. Selvin's primary medium is clay, and Laky is best known for fiber art. In conversation with artist and writer Meredith Tromble, Selvin and Laky will discuss their work in context of the contemporary resurgence of craft, the craving for the experience of handwork in the digital age, and their contributions to transforming the rich craft tradition in the San Francisco Bay Area.