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February 12, 2020
6:00-8:00pm
Joel and Lila Harnett Museum of Art
University of Richmond Museums
453 Westhampton Way
Richmond, VA 23173
Information: 804-289-8276

Panel Discussion
Expressionisms: Germany and the United States

Moderated by
Sarah Eckhardt, Associate Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond

With speakers:

Eckhart Gillen, Independent Curator, Berlin
“German and American Expressionism 1914, 1933 and 1941: Franz Marc, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner and Mark Rothko. Manifestations of National Identity and the Break of Civilization”

Karen Wilkin, Independent Curator and Critic, New York
“The Collective Unconscious: New York Expressionism”

Elizabeth Berkowitz, Mellon/ACLS Public Fellow, Rockefeller Archive Center
“Fritz Ascher and Ideological Color in Modern Art”

Ori Z. Soltes, Teaching Professor, Center for Jewish Civilization, Georgetown University, Washington D.C.
“Expressionism and Spirituality”

The event is sponsored by the Joel and Lila Harnett Museum of Art, University of Richmond and The Fritz Ascher Society. It is co-sponsored by Allianz Partners.