POWArts Book Club: “You Must Change Your Life” with Rachel Corbett

February 6, 2018 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us for a meeting of the POWarts Book Club, featuring a conversation with author Rachel Corbett about her debut book You Must Change Your Life: The Story of Rainer Maria Rilke and August Rodin. The book recounts the remarkable friendship of two extraordinary artists at the dawn of modernism. The Times Literary Supplement calls it “a beautiful exercise in compact, interwoven double biography.”

Purchase your copy and start reading now!

Rachel Corbett is the author of You Must Change Your Life: The Story of Rainer Maria Rilke and Auguste Rodin, which won the 2016 Marfield Prize, the National Award for Arts Writing. Translations are forthcoming in German, Czech, Turkish, Korean, Serbian and Russian. She has also written for The New Yorker, the New York TimesThe Art NewspaperNew York magazine, and is currently deputy editor at artnet News.

POWarts, the Professional Organization for Women in the Arts, was founded in 2008 to champion the professional lives of women in the art world. By offering an active calendar of events, panel discussions, and mentoring opportunities, POWarts helps women learn, connect, and build their careers. At POWarts, we believe that generosity and leadership can, and should, go hand in hand. Our programming stems from the knowledge that art and business are not separate; rather, understanding business is vital to creating spaces for art, and women, to thrive.

This event is free for POWarts members and non-members, but please RSVP here.




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