BE A PART OF THE EXPERIENCE:
Jack Rogers Hopkins (1920-2006) is one of the last important untold art and design stories of the Post-WWII West Coast era.
Curated by Katie Nartonis and Jeffrey Head, “Jack Rogers Hopkins: California Design Maverick" highlights the life and work of the late San Diego based maker.
Join us for the premier of In Tandem: the Life and Work of Jerry and Evelyn Ackerman, February 14th, a film by Katie Nartonis and Margaret Halkin as part of a larger event, MASTERS OF MID-CENTURY CALIFORNIA DESIGN at Palm Springs Modernism Week.
The event, sponsored by the Eisenhower Health Center, features a distinguished discussion panel of writers, curators, historians, and gallery directors, all credentialed experts on twentieth century decorative arts. The short film, In Tandem: The Life and Work of Jerry and Evelyn Ackerman produced by Katie Nartonis and Margaret Halkin, will premiere.
The debut of the film coincides with a lecture and book signing for Hand-in-Hand: Ceramics, Mosaics, Tapestries, and Wood Carvings by the California Mid-Century Designers Evelyn and Jerome Ackerman by Dan Chavkin, Lisa Thackaberry, and Jonathan Adler.
Jerry Ackerman, a living national treasure, will attend.
"In Tandem: the Life and Work of Jerry and Evelyn Ackerman," the new documentary film by Katie Nartonis and Margaret Halkin
Celebrating fifteen years, the Palm Springs Modernism show and sale features 85 premier national and international decorative and fine arts dealers. Reform Gallery will be present and representing feather artist Nicki Marx.
Special event on Saturday, 3-5pm: debut of IN TANDEM: THE LIFE AND WORK OF JERRY AND EVELYN ACKERMAN.