The Fairfield University Art Museum announces a new art exhibition: “In Real Times. Arthur Szyk: Artist and Soldier for Human Rights”

On view in the Bellarmine Hall Galleries September 29-December 16, 2023.

This special exhibition, organized around the theme of human rights features more than 50 works by acclaimed Polish Jewish miniaturist and political cartoonist Arthur Szyk (1894-1951), including political cartoons, and images that honor the power and importance of democratic ideals. A witness to the rise of totalitarianism in Europe, Szyk emigrated from London to America at the beginning of World War II. He lived and worked in Connecticut, and passed away in New Canaan in 1951.

Don’t miss “Szyk: The Interactive Experience” in the Walsh Gallery in the Quick Center for the Arts.