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Erasing Jewish Vienna: The 1943 Gustav Klimt Retrospective

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 01/28/2016
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Location
Manzulli Board Room in Foundation Hall, Wagner College


In Honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day &

the 71st anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz

 

Laura Morowitz, Professor of Art History presents

 

Erasing Jewish Vienna:

The 1943 Gustav Klimt Retrospective

 

 

Thursday January 28, 2016 at 6:00 pm

Manzulli Board Room in Foundation Hall, Wagner College

Kosher falafel and dessert served

 

Dr. Laura Morowitz, Professor of Art History at Wagner College, is currently writing a book examining art in Vienna in relation to cultural erasure. Last year she taught a course on Nazi Art and Aesthetics. Her article, “‘Heil the Hero Klimt: Nazi Aesthetics and the 1943 Gustav Klimt Retrospective” will appear in Oxford Art Journal. She served as researcher for a novel on the Adele Bloch Bauer painting to be published by Atria (Simon and Schuster) in 2016. She is the co-author of Consuming the Past: The Medieval Revival in Fin de Siecle France (Ashgate 2003) and co-editor of Artistic Brotherhoods in Nineteenth Century Art (Ashgate 2000).

 

Holocaust Education and Programming Center and Hillel