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Gallery Talk: Seeing in Art and Medicine

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

Oct 24 2023
Gallery Talk: Seeing in Art and Medicine

Timm Rautert, German, Dorothee Oppermann, 20, Nursing Student, 1974 (printed 1998). Chromogenic print. Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Purchased through the generosity of Günther Engler, Werner and Jutta Pottbrock, Lothar and Christiane Pues, and the Antonia Paepcke DuBrul Fund, 2012.7.2. © Timm Rautert.

Join us for a gallery talk about works of art in Seeing in Art and Medicine, with curator Laura Muir.

Join curator Laura Muir for a closer look at portraits from Timm Rautert’s photographic series Germans in Uniform (1974), which are included in the exhibition Seeing in Art and Medicine, on view from September 2 to December 30, 2023. Muir will share insights about the series and encourage participants to reflect on the role uniforms play in constructing our professional identities and the way we relate to others.


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