Special Programs

December

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 3
French and American Poster Art of the First World War
Noon Talk
12:15–1:00 p.m.
Gallery of the Art of the Western World, Doris Steinmetz Kellett Endowed Gallery of Twentieth-Century Art, first floor

Brett Bowles, IU associate professor of French and an avid collector of vintage posters, will outline the differences in wartime poster design and aesthetics as he compares French and American bond posters produced between 1914 and 1918. He will also consider the political and economic contexts in which posters were produced and evaluate their effectiveness as public art.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 5
Selfies
One-Hour Exhibitions
3:00–4:00 p.m.

Nan Brewer, IU Art Museum’s Lucienne M. Glaubinger Curator of Works on Paper, will discuss the long, “pre-smartphone” tradition of self-portraiture in Western art in a variety of media, including examples by Käthe Kollwitz, Lovis Corinth, Max Beckmann, Paul Cézanne, Marc Chagall, Ivan Albright, Diego Rivera, Jim Dine, Man Ray, and Vivian Maier.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6
The Eternal Woman
Thematic Tour
2:00-3:00 p.m.

Presented by IU Art Museum docent Ilona Richey

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 9
Colors of Classical Art
Special Lecture
5:30–6:30 p.m.
Kelley School of Business, Hodge Hall, room 223

In conjunction with the current special exhibition, Mark Abbe, assistant professor of ancient art at the University of Georgia, will present a lecture sponsored by the IU Department of the History of Art’s Robert E. and Avis Tarrant Burke Lecture Series.

Reception
6:30–8:00 p.m.
IU Art Museum, Thomas T. Solley Atrium, first floor