Speaker(s): John Torreano, Jules Feiffer

Artist Spotlight: Jules Feiffer – In Conversation with John Torreano


Artist John Torreano will speak with Jules Feiffer about his career as a cartoonist, playwright, author, and most recent books “Out of Line, The Art of Jules Feiffer”, by Martha Fay and his graphic novel “Kill My Mother”, which was recently exhibited at the Parrish Art Museum.


John Torreano

John Torreano received critical attention in the 1980s for his Wall Gems, painted wood, gem-shaped sculptures often imbedded with glass jewels. Installed in various group configurations the sculptures seem to float on the wall. In his latest work, wooden balls have replaced the imbedded gems on flat, planar surfaces while the gem shapes of the wall sculptures have morphed into spheres which he...

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Jules Feiffer

Jules Feiffer is an internationally acclaimed cartoonist, playwright, screenwriter and author. His satirical outlook and probing wit have influenced several generations politically, sexually and socially. He has made an important and varied contribution to America’s cultural life. His syndicated cartoon strip, for which he was awarded a Pulitzer Prize, ran for forty years in The Village...

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