Join Program Curator Susan Newmark Fleminger for the third season of conversations moderated by arts professionals with contemporary Brooklyn visual artists.

Tonight's event features Brooklyn Museum principal librarian Deirdre E. Lawrence (moderator), and artists Allen Crawford, Sam Gordon, and Sophia Le Fraga.

The discussion will focus on examples of Walt Whitman’s influence on the art of the book. These contemporary artists whose work has been deeply influenced by Whitman will discuss their work.

Image of Walt Whitman, by D. McKay (1900), Brooklyn Museum Library, Special Collections, Gift of Ruth Bowman.

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