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Opening Night with Director Amei Wallach and
Dr. Philip Rylands

In Person Discussion with Audience!

Taking Venice

Amei Wallach is a filmmaker, art critic, journalist, and author. Her documentaries profiling artists include: LOUISE BOURGEOIS: THE SPIDER, THE MISTRESS AND THE TANGERINE (2008), ILYA AND EMILIA KABAKOV: ENTER HERE (2013), and TAKING VENICE. Her writings have appeared in the New York Times, Smithsonian, Vanity Fair, and Art in America, and other publications. From 2000 to 2005, Wallach served as president of the U.S. Section of the International Association of Art Critics (AICA/USA).

Dr. Philip Rylands is a world-renowned scholar, art historian and author with a PH.D from Cambridge University. He was the founding director of the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice, Italy, and served most recently as its director emeritus. He is currently the President and CEO of The Society for the Four Arts in Palm Beach, FL.

Year: 2023

Runtime: 98 minutes

Language: English

Country: USA

Genre: Documentary, art-world intrigue

Director: Amei Wallach