Reflection on 9/11
September 10, 2014 -- A new art exhibit called “Lest We Forget” opened last night in the Kevin D. Marlo Little Theatre featuring the work of Philly-based professional artist Joan Myerson Shrager. The show expresses the artist's profound and complex reaction to the horror and legacy of the World Trade Center bombings on September 11, via roughly a dozen themed works. Harcum faculty and staff, students, trustees, and guests from the art community were in attendance at the opening reception.
For Shrager, 9/11 was the second major event in her lifetime that would “live in infamy.” Her 9/11- themed pieces employ bold shapes and colors, capturing the high drama and devastating impact of the event.
In a statement on display at the exhibit, the artist speaks to the emotional impact of showing her work in the Kevin D. Marlo Little Theatre, which is dedicated to the memory of Kevin D. Marlo, the son of a former Chairman of the Harcum College Board of Trustees, who perished on September 11 in the World Trade Center bombings.
The exhibit is free and open to the public and will be on display weekdays from 11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. through Tuesday, September 16.