April 27, 2012
Pomona College Professor Frances Pohl lectures on “Language/ Image/ Object: The Work of Italian Artist Mirella Bentivoglio” on May 4. Bentivoglio is an Italian poet, sculptor, performance artist, curator, art historian, and journalist whose work spans five decades and several visual and intellectual fields.
“Bentivoglio is one of the leading internationally known artists of our time,” said Italian Professor Giuseppe Tassone.
Pohl teaches in the Department of Art and Art History at Pomona. She has a strong interest in women artists and has written articles and catalogue essays on Judith F. Baca and Mirella Bentivoglio. She is the author of two books on the American artist Ben Shahn and a major textbook, Framing America: A Social History of American Art.
This free public lecture takes place at 2:30 p.m. on May 4 in Wyckoff Auditorium.
The College of Arts and Sciences, the largest college in Seattle University, offers 33 undergraduate and 7 advanced degrees. The Department of Modern Languages and Cultures offers degrees in Chinese, German, French, Italian, Japanese, and Spanish.
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