Martha W. Farmer Endowed Professor of Theatre Joe Brandesky is curator for an exhibit at the Columbus Museum of Art. Permanent Interaction: Central European Paintings and Designs by Jaroslav Malina explores the relationship between Malina's theatre work and his introspective paintings, drawings, designs, and lithoraphs. Malina (1937-2016) was a Czech scenographer and painter, widely considered one fo the top scene designers in the world.
The installation, on display until May 2020, coincides with the publication of a new book about Malina's work: Jaroslav Malina in Scenography and Painting, Karolinum Press/University of Chicago Publications, edited by Brandesky.
Brandesky will discuss the exhibition on November 16, at 2pm.