November 21, 2014

Gloria Steinem in conversation with Barbara Nessim

Bard Graduate Center
Barbara Nessim, Star Girl Banded with Blue Wave, 1966. Silk screen on canvas. Courtesy of the artist.

In the 1960s, Gloria Steinem and Barbara Nessim were roommates. These two independent, creative women—one from East Toledo and one from the Bronx—forged a friendship that has lasted over 50 years. Join them for an intimate conversation about their lives, their work, and life in New York City from the 1960s to today.

Gloria Steinem is a writer, lecturer, editor and feminist activist.

Barbara Nessim is an artist, illustrator, and educator who lives and works in New York City.

Register online here, call T +1 212 501 3011, or email [email protected] for tickets.

This program is presented in conjunction with the exhibition Barbara Nessim: An Artful Life on view at the Bard Graduate Center Gallery through January 11, 2015Free gallery admission on Friday, November 28.

About the BGC
The Bard Graduate Center’s Gallery exhibitions and publications, MA and PhD programs, and research initiatives explore new ways of thinking about decorative arts, design history, and material culture. Located in New York City, the BGC is an academic unit of Bard College.

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Bard Graduate Center Gallery presents Gloria Steinem in conversation with Barbara Nessim

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