Event

Sunday, June 26, 2016 | 3:00pm

Art, Food, and Appetite: A Conversation with Jenni Sorkin and Alison Pearlman

Talk is included in general admission

Wine and food tastings available for purchase.

Inspired by Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty, acclaimed critics and art historians, Jenni Sorkin and Dr. Alison Pearlman, discuss Marilyn Minter's art relative to feminism, sensuality, and current food trends. After the conversation, sample some elegant food paired with interesting wines, prepared by Catering Chef Richard Espinachio of The Robbins Nest in Santa Ana.

Limited seating; reserve seats here by June 24. Include name of the event in the email. Unclaimed reservations will be released 10 minutes prior to the start of the event.

Jenni Sorkin writes on the intersection between gender, material culture, and contemporary art. She has published widely as an art critic, and recently co-curated the inaugural exhibition at Hauser,  Wirth & Schimmel, Los Angeles: Revolution in the Making: Abstract Art  By Women Artists, 1947-2016. She is Assistant Professor of contemporary art history at University of California, Santa Barbara.

Dr. Alison Pearlman is a Los Angeles-based art historian and cultural critic who writes about contemporary art, media, design, and restaurants. Her latest book is SMART CASUAL: The Transformation of Gourmet Restaurant Style in America (University of Chicago). Pearlman teaches modern and contemporary art and design history at Cal Poly Pomona.

The Robbins Nest is an approachable wine bar and bistro in the heart of Santa Ana's arts district. Opened in 2014, the owners are dedicated to great wines, from the familiar to small boutique vineyards, matched with fun, yet elegant food. The have created a place for all to come relax and enjoy.