Date: Monday, July 19, 2021
Time: 10:00-11:00AM Pacific Time/1:00-2:00 PM Eastern Time/6:00-7:00 PM London Time
A survivor of the Armenian Genocide, Arman Manookian (1904-1931) was trained as an illustrator but Hawaii made him an artist. Before his suicide in 1931 he made dazzling paintings of Hawaii and its people that were his attempts to create symphonies of color.
This talk is part of our And Now for Something Different talk series with John Seed
Art historian John Seed presents a series of lectures on art and artists that you may not have heard of. Each one hour presentation will be followed by a short Q and A session.
John Seed is a Professor Emeritus of Art and Art History at Mt. San Jacinto College. After earning degrees in Art and Stanford and UC Berkeley—where he became familiar with Bay Area Art—Seed has spent over 25 years working as a researcher for a private dealer in Hawaiian and Southeast Asian art. Seed has recently written feature articles for Arts of Asia Magazine and Sotheby’s Asia.
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