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67th A. W. Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts at The National Gallery of Art: Hal Foster

May 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm UTC+0

Free

In his six-part lecture series Positive Barbarism: Brutal Aesthetics in the Postwar Period, Hal Foster asks how artists began again after the mass deaths of World War II, the Holocaust, and the Bomb. Lectures will focus on the early work of Jean Dubuffet, Asger Jorn, Eduardo Paolozzi, and Claes Oldenburg, among others.

April 8: Walter Benjamin and His Barbarians
April 15: Jean Dubuffet and His Brutes
April 22: Georges Bataille and His Caves
April 29: Asger Jorn and His Creatures
May 6: Eduardo Paolozzi and His Hollow Gods
May 13: Claes Oldenburg and His Ray Guns

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Date:
May 6
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://www.nga.gov/calendar/lectures/sixty-seventh-mellon-lectures.html

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National Gallery of Art, East Building
150 4th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States
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www.nga.gov

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National Gallery of Art
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nga.gov