Event Title
Art History Lectures: German Art of the 20th Century
Name Athenaeum Music & Arts Library
Address 1008 Wall St, La Jolla, California, 92037
City La Jolla
State CA
Zip 92037
Opening Hours
Location North County Coastal
Telephone 858-454-5872
Email lrossner@ljathenaeum.org
Web Site http://www.ljathenaeum.org/art-history-lectures
   
Contact Lidia Rossner  
Fee $14 for members / $19 for nonmembers
Reception Date N/A
Dates Starts On 10-31-2017   Ends On 10-31-2017
Opening Days
Opening Time 7:30 P.M.
Event Description This October, Cornelia Feye, former director of arts education at the Athenaeum, presents a series of 4 lectures on 20th century German art. October 31 Lecture: 1945-1989: The Art of Two Germanys Based on the exhibition of the same name at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art in 2009, this lecture will focus on art from East and West Germany, two countries that shared a history, but developed two distinct political systems during the cold war era. East German artists produced Socialist Realist work intended to glorify the system. Meanwhile, in the West, artists like Beuys, Kiefer, Immendorf, Baselitz, Richter experimented with Neo-Expressionism and performance art.
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