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Spotlight Tour: Deconstructing Disorientation, with Emily Feng ’25

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

Oct 01 2023
Spotlight Tour: Deconstructing Disorientation, with Emily Feng ’25

One of the works Emily Feng will spotlight is Saxon Motif (1964), an oil painting by Georg Baselitz.

Emily Feng will explore the role of disorientation in three works of art.

On this tour, Emily Feng ’25 will explore how certain works of art provoke a sense of disorientation. A student of philosophy and economics, Feng will look closely at three works: Saxon Motif (1964), an oil painting made in West Germany by Georg Baselitz; Zhan Wang’s Sculpture in the Form of a Nine-Hole Scholar’s Rock, made in China in 2001; and The End of the World (1936), a painting by David Alfaro Siqueiros, which he produced in New York City.

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Please check in with museum staff at the Admissions desk in the Calderwood Courtyard to request to join the tour. Tours are limited to 18 people and are available on a first-come, first-served basis; no registration is required.

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