Jun 24 - Lecture on Sonia Delaunay and A WOMAN OF PARIS

06/24/2017 2:00 pm
America/Los Angeles

Lisa Schoening In Person!
The Designs of Sonia Delaunay
Presented by the American Cinematheque and the Art Deco Society of Los Angeles.


Join us for an illustrated presentation by Lisa Schoening on the life and work of artist Sonia Delaunay (1885-1979). The first living female artist to be given a retrospective at the Louvre, Delaunay was one of the Art Deco era’s leading fashion designers as well as a co-founder of the Orphism art movement.

Followed at 3:00 PM by:
1923, Janus Films, 78 min, USA, Dir: Charlie Chaplin

One of the rare Chaplin films not starring Chaplin, this romantic drama stars Edna Purviance as a woman who bounces back and forth between the security of a wealthy lover (played by the great Adolphe Menjou) and the passion of a poor artist.