Monday February 11, 2019Theme: “Spotlight Resources” *5:00 pm“Jeweler’s Row” Meet a variety of jewelry collectors and League artist jewelry members 6:00 pm “The Lady in Gold: A Jeweled Portrait Speaks” Jan Krulick-Belin, Art Historian & Author
Phoenix Art Museum (20 years), Denver Art Museum, Beaumont Art Museum, Corcoran Gallery of Art
Gustav Klimt’s 1907 golden portrait of Viennese socialite Adele Bloch-Bauer wearing exquisite jewelry is itself like one large jewel. Stories about its time period, politics, Nazi looting, legal battles; affairs; artistic innovation, fashion, and jewelry abound. We will take a look at just a few.
(Jan’s memoir, "Dear Bill, Finding my Father Through Letters from WWII" will be available for signing & sale. Her book is also available in the Desert Foothills Library collections)