Saturday, November 17, 2012
| 11 am
East Building, Museum Auditorium
Free; ticket from Box Office required
Seeing Edvard Munch’s work in context with that of his contemporaries reveals his far-reaching international influence. Deputy Director for Art John Coffey introduces this 50-minute video and leads a discussion afterward about Munch and the influence of Seurat, Gauguin, and Van Gogh on his work. Refreshments available during the discussion.
Edvard Munch, Vampire II, 1895–1902, lithograph and woodcut, composition: 15 1/8 x 21 3/4 in., sheet (irreg.): 22 3/8 x 27 5/8 in.; Publisher: Edvard Munch, Berlin; Printer: M. W. Lassally, Berlin; Edition: approximately 150–200 in several color variations; The Museum of Modern Art, New York; The William B. Jaffe and Evelyn A. J. Hall Collection, 1167.1968; © 2011 The Munch Museum / The Munch-Ellingsen Group / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York