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.
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)
Available for purchase in the Museum Store.
The Last Painting of Sara de Vos
by Dominic Smith (fiction)
Edward L. Loper Sr., The Prophet of Color
by Marilyn A. Bauman (nonfiction)
No typical meeting. Please come attend Friends of Loper Happy Hour and Conversation. Book available for purchase in the Museum Store.
Moon & Sixpence
by Somerset Maughan (fiction)
The Youngest Doll
by Rosario Ferré and Jean Franco
Oil and Marble: a novel of Leonardo and Michelangelo
by Stephanie Storey (fiction)
by Michelle Obama
The Art of Rivalry: four friendships, betrayals, and breakthroughs in Modern Art
Sebastian Smee (nonfiction)