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Mary Gabriel: Ninth Street Women reading

Renowned writer Mary Gabriel reads from her new book, Ninth Street Women: Lee Krasner, Elaine de Kooning, Grace Hartigan, Joan Mitchell, and Helen Frankenthaler: Five Painters and the Movement That Changed Modern Art (Little, Brown). The book tells the story of five pioneering women artists who transformed the postwar art world.

Mary Gabriel is the author of Love and Capital: Karl and Jenny Marx and the Birth of a Revolution, which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, and the National Book Critics Circle Award, as well as of Notorious Victoria: The Life of Victoria Woodhull, Uncensored, and The Art of Acquiring: A Portrait of Etta and Claribel Cone. She worked in Washington and London as a Reuters editor for nearly two decades and lives in Ireland.

Read more about the book here.

Earlier Event: September 16
Fall Opening Celebrations + Reception
Later Event: October 11
Jerome Rothenberg: Poetry Reading