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Stanczak - To Catch the Light
Painter Julian Stanczak (1928-2017), who taught at the Cleveland Institute of Art, was a pioneering abstract artist who lived an eventful, peripatetic life. This new Polish documentary recount Stanczak’s remarkable life and triumph over adversity.
Filmmaker in Person!
STANCZAK – TO CATCH THE LIGHT
Poland, 2022, Tomasz Magierski
Painter Julian Stanczak (1928-2017), who taught at the Cleveland Institute of Art for over three decades, was a pioneering abstract artist whose 1964 exhibition “Optical Paintings” at NYC’s Martha Jackson Gallery prompted Time magazine to coin the term “Op Art.” Born in Poland shortly before WWII, Stanczak lived an eventful, peripatetic life that saw him relocatingView more
Special admission $12; members, CIA & CSU I.D. holders, and those age 25 & under $9, students free.
A reception open to all ticket holders will follow the show. Special thanks to Barbara Stanczak.
Face masks, though always recommended, must be worn by filmgoers only when the CDC’s community risk level for Covid in Cuyahoga County is HIGH. Visit cia.edu/covid for the current community risk level and see the “Face Coverings” section for our detailed mask requirements.
As a reminder, filmgoers can park for free in Lot 73 and in the Institute’s annex lot, and should enter CIA via nearby Entrance C. Click here for a map.
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