Two Exciting Events with Kathleen Rooney, Eric Plattner, and René Magritte!

Congratulations are in order for English Professor Kathleen Rooney and WRD Professor Eric Plattner, co-editors of the soon to be released René Magritte: Selected Writings!

The book collects letters, interviews, and more from modern master René Magritte translating them to English for the first time. In preparation for the official September 22nd event, Kathleen and Eric will be hosting two promotional events.

The first takes place at 6:00 PM on Wednesday, September 21 at 57 Street Books. Co-sponsored by the University of Chicago, the editors will discuss their process, Magritte’s art and his writings. Find out more on the event page, or on the flyer below.

The second events takes place at 7:00 PM on Thursday, September 22 at The Art Institute of Chicago. The duo will have the special privilege of reading selections from the collection in front of Magritte’s own masterpiece, “Time Transfixed,” in the Modern & Contemporary Art Gallery 396B. The evening will include other talks and performances from a variety of scholars, historians, artists and experts throughout the museum. Join the event on Facebook.

For more info on the book, check out this wonderful write-up in the Chicago Reader here, or get a copy for yourself here!

Congratulations Kathleen and Eric!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *