Crime + Corruption in NYC at the Turn of the 20th Century - ONLINE CLASS
Taught by Gabriella Corey
After receiving a degree in the History of Art and Architecture from College of Charleston in 2013, Gabriella moved to Germany to travel and work. In September 2015, Gabriella completed her master’s thesis from the Universtiy of Glasgow on clocks and shfiting temporality in Medieval western art and moved from London back to Germany. In January, she accepted a position with Christie’s Old Master Department and moved to a Success Specialist position at artnet in April. Outside of work, Gabriella’s interests focus around getting lost in new areas of the city, eating cupcakes at every possible opportunity, and reading an incredibly random selection of books.
This is a virtual class that will meet via Zoom. Please download the desktop/mobile app ahead of time at Zoom.us and a meeting link will be sent before class. A recording of the talk with captions can be made available after the talk to enrolled students.
New York City at the turn of the 20th century was a rapidly-growing industrial city with a flourishing crime rate to match! Unsolved murders, mob assassinations and daring heists colored the front pages of every newspaper.
Come and learn about some of the most shocking crimes committed during the time when New York was forming into the metropolitan powerhouse it is today!