Warren Lehrer (MFA ’80) to perform “A Life in Books" on December 9 at 6:30 pm
Free and open to the public.
In celebration of the current exhibition at the Haas Family Arts Library The Book As Stage: Performance and Theater in the Book Arts
In conjunction with the Odds and Ends Art Book Fair at the Yale University Art Gallery
Designer/author Warren Lehrer (MFA ’80) will present a multimedia performance/reading of his award-winning illuminated novel A Life In Books: The Rise and Fall of Bleu Mobley. In the funny and thought provoking performance, Lehrer presents an overview of his author-protagonist's life in books via many of Mobley's cover designs and other biographical materials including animations and video performances of book excerpts.
The performance will take place in the Yale University Art Gallery lecture hall. Please enter via York or High Streets. (Entrance will not be possible from the main door at 1111 Chapel Street.)
Please join us for a reception before the performance from 4:30-6pm where visitors can view Lehrer’s work in the exhibition. Lower level, Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library, enter via The Loria Center, 190 York Street. (Directly across York Street from the Yale University Art Gallery lecture hall entrance.)
This program is sponsored by the Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library, the Yale University Art Gallery, and The Yale University Library Bibliographical Press.
Contact Jae Rossman, Associate Director for Special Collections & Public Programs, Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library, with questions.