Westport Cultural Council Film Series: Corita

Screening of, Primary Colors: The Story of Corita, directed by Jeffrey Hayden, 1991, Length 1hr

Film will begin at 7pm

The life and work of Corita Kent, a former nun who became an artist, bridging the gap between religious and secular art.  Creator of the "Love" stamp, she used color, words, and consumer culture to create a vibrant revolutionary art that spoke with the voice of a generation.

Special Guest: Eva Payne, PhD candidate in American Studies at Harvard University and curatorial intern for Harvard Art Museums's exhibition, Corita Kent and the Language of Pop, and curated an exhibition of Kent's papers at the Schlesinger Library.