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Gallery Talk with Cartoonist Ken Krimstein

Gallery Talk with Cartoonist Ken Krimstein

Sunday, April 14, 2019 - 2:00 pm


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Tour the exhibition The Three Escapes of Hannah Arendt with New Yorker cartoonist Ken Krimstein as your guide.

"Krimstein unfolds [Arendt's] story in front of us, including romance, self-doubt, political intrigue, and suspense, with a feeling of warmth and humor"—The National

The Three Escapes of Hannah ArendtSee original illustrations, sketches, and artwork from Ken Krimstein's graphic biography The Three Escapes of Hannah Arendt, named a finalist for the 2018 Jewish Book Award.

Explore Krimstein’s portrayal of Arendt’s complicated and courageous choices during some of history’s darkest days and learn how he brought urgency to Arendt’s struggle to find meaning. 

Copies of The Three Escapes of Hannah Arendt (Bloomsbury) will be for sale and Krimstein will sign books after the program.

Ken Krimstein is a cartoonist, writer, educator, and creative director whose cartoons have been published in The New Yorker, Barron's, Harvard Business Review, Prospect, Punch, The National Lampoon, The Wall Street Journal, The Chicago Tribune, and three of S. Gross's cartoon anthologies. You can find his humor writing in The New York Observer's New Yorker's Diary, McSweeny's Internet Tendency, Yankee Pot Roast, and Mr. Beller's Neighborhood. The Three Escapes of Hannah Arendt is his second book. His first was a compendium of Jewish-themed cartoons called Kvetch as Kvetch Can (Random House/Clarkson Potter). He teaches at DePaul University.

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