Wolf Vostell: Dé-coll/age Is Your Life

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Harvard Art Museums

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See how Wolf Vostell created art, as well as an expansive aesthetic philosophy, that challenged human complacency toward war, genocide, and other catastrophic world events.

No application or registration needed.

Cost

This Event is free!

स्थान

  • In-person only.

Harvard Art Museums
32 Quincy
Cambridge, MA 02138
संयुक्त राज्य

Neighborhood

Neighborhood 9

https://harvardartmuseums.org/visit

Dates and Times

.: शनिवार, जनवरी 20, 10AM – आईतवार, May 5, 5PM.

Open 10am–5pm

Open Tuesday-Sunday 10am-5pm

Closed on major holidays

Additional information

A witness to the brutality of World War II and its aftermath in Germany, Wolf Vostell (1932–1998) committed his artistic practice to remembering the atrocities of war, violence, and genocide. His art originated from his aesthetic philosophy of dé-coll/age, the use of destruction in art to generate consciousness of destruction in life. Nuclear warfare, Cold War aggression, technological disaster, environmental devastation, and above all, the genocidal acts of the Nazi regime shaped his understanding of aesthetics... 

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February vacation and April vacation

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Screenprint of a blurred face on a malfunctioning television screen.

.: शनिवार, जनवरी 20, 10AM – आईतवार, May 5, 5PM.

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