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    Lyonel Feininger: Photographs

    Presented by at Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum

    May 19, 2012

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    Lyonel Feininger: Photographs

    Laura Muir, Assistant Curator of the Busch-Reisinger Museum, Division of Modern and Contemporary Art, Harvard Art Museums

    Best-known as a painter and printmaker, the American-born modernist Lyonel Feininger (1871–1956) also produced a little-known body of photographic work that makes innovative use of reflections, transparency, and light and shadow. This gallery talk will consider the origins of Feininger’s...

    Laura Muir, Assistant Curator of the Busch-Reisinger Museum, Division of Modern and Contemporary Art, Harvard Art Museums

    Best-known as a painter and printmaker, the American-born modernist Lyonel Feininger (1871–1956) also produced a little-known body of photographic work that makes innovative use of reflections, transparency, and light and shadow. This gallery talk will consider the origins of Feininger’s photography at the Bauhaus and its development over the next decade when he was experimenting with avant-garde techniques. Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Lyonel Feininger: Photographs, 1928–1939.

    Free with the price of admission. Admission is free to MA residents with valid ID on Saturdays before noon.

    Gallery talks are informal and include discussion. Limited to 25 participants; please arrive early.


    Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum

    485 Broadway
    Cambridge, MA 02138

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    Free with the price of admission. Admission is free to MA residents with valid ID on Saturdays before noon.


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    11:00am–12:00pm


    Phone: 617-495-9400


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