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Annual Henri Zerner Lecture: Christiane Baumgartner’s Monumental Woodcuts

Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge MA

Mar 30 2022
Annual Henri Zerner Lecture: Christiane Baumgartner’s Monumental Woodcuts

Christiane Baumgartner, German, Nordlicht–5.59 pm, 2018. Woodcut on Japanese paper. Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Margaret Fisher 1986 Fund, 2019.102.1. © Christiane Baumgartner/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn.

In this in-person lecture, Christiane Baumgartner will talk about her recent work, her ideas about graphic art, and how she “reads” an image.

This program is sponsored by Harvard’s Department of History of Art and Architecture and the Harvard Art Museums and through the generosity of alumni and friends in establishing the Henri Zerner Lecture Fund.

German artist Christiane Baumgartner is best known for her monumental woodcuts based on her own films, photographs, and video stills. In her lecture, Baumgartner will discuss her recent work, explore aspects of image perception in the graphic arts, and consider how much information we

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Free admission, but seating is limited. Reservations may be arranged by clicking on the event on this form.

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