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Curators, scholars, and artists discuss modern and contemporary art. To view images of these artworks, please visit the Online Collection at moma.org/collection. MoMA Audio is available free of charge courtesy of Bloomberg.


Disseminating Expressionism: The Role of Prints, 1905–1924

May 13th, 2011

Episode 171 of 192 episodes

Friday, May 6, 2011 1:00–5:00 PM This half-day symposium centers on the potential of the print as a medium for the dissemination of art and ideas. We will address the print’s ability to represent formal innovations and aesthetic goals, to communicate issues of war and national pride, and to appear alongside news, commentary, and literature in publications and periodicals. Moderated by exhibition curator, Starr Figura, Associate Curator, Prints & Illustrated Books, MoMA. Held in conjunction with the exhibition German Expressionism: The Graphic Impulse. Program Schedule 1:05–1:20 p.m. Welcome and introduction, Starr Figura 1:20–1:45 p.m. Meike Hoffmann, Kunsthistorisches Institut, Freie Universität Berlin, "Early Expressionism between the Artist and the Audience" 1:45–2:10 p.m. Christian Weikop, Visiting Lecturer, University of Edinburgh, "‘Arboreal Expressionism:’ The Wood Culture of the Brücke Artists" 2:10–2:35 p.m. Timothy O. Benson, Curator, The Robert Gore Rifkind Center for German Expressionist Studies, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, "Expressionist Periodicals and the Intersection of Literature, Prints, and Politics" 2:35–2:50 p.m. Coffee break, Education and Research Building, mezzanine 2:50–3:15 p.m. Shulamith Behr, Senior Lecturer in German 20th-Century Art, The Courtauld Institute of Art, "Between Authenticity and the Multiple: Käthe Kollwitz, Graphic Dissemination, and Dealership" 3:15–3:40 p.m. Peter Jelavich, Professor of History, Johns Hopkins University, "Graphic War" 3:40–4:05 p.m. Rose-Carol Washton Long, Professor of 19th- and 20th-Century European Art, Department of Art History, The CUNY Graduate Center, "Prints and Politics in the Immediate Postwar Era" 4:05–4:40 p.m. Moderated discussion 4:40–5:00 p.m. Q&A 5:00–6:00 p.m. Reception, Education and Research Building, mezzanine

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