Noon Talk: The Politics of Abstract Painting in Postwar Germany

12:15 P.M. – 1:00 P.M.
Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Judi and Milt Stewart Hexagon Gallery, first floor

Focusing on paintings by Ernst Wilhelm Nay, Fritz Winter, and Willi Baumeister, Jenny McComas, Curator of European and American Art, will discuss the artistic goals and political context of West German abstract painting in the 1950s. This Noon Talk is presented in conjunction with the special exhibition Abstract Painting in Europe, 1949-1968

Image: Fritz Winter (German, 1905-1976). With Light Green. Oil on burlap. Collection of Diether Thimme; Bequest of Danae Thimme, Eskenazi Museum of Art 98.461.  © 2017 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn