DelArt Readers: Book Club
Join the DelArt Readers, a community-led book club passionate about art-inspired literature. Visit the links below for monthly selections. RSVP encouraged, but not required. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
by Willkie Collins
Available for purchase in the Museum Store.
Museums and Memorials
Join Christopher Tharp, University of Delaware PhD candidate, as he discusses excerpts of his thesis and leads conversation around art that is charged with cultural memory. There are four articles we will read in anticipation of this meeting which center around public art, memorial sites, and 9/11. RSVP for articles.
Color – A Natural History of the Palette
by Victoria Finlay (nonfiction)
There’s a Mystery There – the primal vision of Maurice Sendak
by Jonathan Cott (nonfiction)
The Last Painting of Sara de Vos
by Dominic Smith (fiction)
Edward L. Loper Sr., The Prophet of Color
by Marilyn A. Bauman (nonfiction)
Moon & Sixpence
by Somerset Maughan (fiction)
Oil and Marble: a novel of Leonardo and Michelangelo
by Stephanie Storey (fiction)
The Art of Rivalry: four friendships, betrayals, and breakthroughs in Modern Art
Sebastian Smee (nonfiction)