Paris and Other Worlds: Grandville, Daumier, Gavarni, Steinlen with Luc Sante
Where: Morgan Library & Museum
225 Madison Ave.
212-685-0008 Price: $15
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Sante’s The Other Paris (2015) was described by Hilton Als as “a heartbreaking spectacle, immense in intellectual and political scope and emotional reach.” The acclaimed writer takes the stage at the Morgan to discuss the personalities and works of four 19th-century French illustrators who figure in his book—J. J. Grandville, Honoré Daumier, Paul Gavarni, and Théophile Steinlen—all of whom illuminated the city with particular genius and flair.
Sante is the author of Low Life and The Factory of Facts, and writes on a range of subjects for New York Review of Books, Harper’s, The New Yorker, and Bookforum. He is a recipient of an Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, an American Scholar Award for Best Literary Criticism, and fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and Cullman Center. He teaches writing and the history of photography at Bard College.Buy tickets/get more info now