Art critic and curator Karen Wilkin will discuss Stuart Davis’s masterful painting “Arch Hotel” and the energetic zeitgeist of 1920s Paris. Karen Wilkin is the author of monographs on Stuart Davis, David Smith, and Anthony Caro, among others. She contributed to "Stuart Davis: American Painter" at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and "Stuart Davis: a Retrospective" at the Peggy Guggenheim Foundation, Venice, and the Stedlijk, Amsterdam. A contributing editor of the "Stuart Davis Catalogue Raisonné," she curated the touring exhibitions "The Amazing Continuity: The Drawings of Stuart Davis," "Stuart Davis in Gloucester," and, with William C. Agee and Irving Sandler, "American Vanguards: Graham, Davis, Gorky, de Kooning 1927-1942." She contributes regularly to the Wall Street Journal, Hudson Review, and The New Criterion, and teaches at the New York Studio School. Admission is free.