Noon Talk: Prostitution and Politics in 1920s Berlin

12:15 P.M. – 1:00 P.M.
Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Gallery of the Art of the Western World, Steinmetz Kellett Gallery, first floor

Julia Roos, associate professor of history, will discuss differing views of "immorality" in Germany's Weimar Republic (1919-1933) and the fight for the decriminalization of prostitution through the lens of the work of German Expressionist artist Otto Dix. 

Image: Otto Dix (Germany, 1891-1955). The Procuress, 1923. Color lithograph on paper. Eskenazi Museum of Art 73.12