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Ernst Wilhelm Nay Symposium

Ernst Wilhelm Nay and the Modernity

September 13, 2018, 9.30 pm - 7.30 pm

Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin
Invalidenstraße 50–51
10557 Berlin

On September 13, 2018, a symposium dedicated to Ernst Wilhelm Nay, who was born 1902 in Berlin and died 1968 in Cologne, takes place in the Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart - Berlin. Nay is one of the most important painters of the twentieth century who promoted an exemplary development from figuration to a new level of abstract art after the Second World War. In seven lectures by proven connoisseurs, new research into the work of Nay is presented, which covers all phases of his artistic career.

AGENDA

9.30
Registration, Coffee / Tea, in the Event Room of the Hamburger Bahnhof

10.00
Welcome Address: Udo Kittelmann (Director, Nationalgalerie – Staatliche Museen zu Berlin)
Dr. Joachim Jäger (Director, Neue Nationalgalerie - Staatliche Museen zu Berlin)

10.15
Introduction: Prof. Dr. Siegfried Gohr (Board - Ernst Wilhelm Nay Foundation, Cologne)

10.30
Prof. Dr. Guido Reuter (Dusseldorf) - Nay’s Work Reflected in Art Criticism

11.30
Prof. Dr. Friedrich Weltzien (Hannover) - Pictorial Symbols and Thing Theories. Nay’s Early Work from Posthumanistic Perspective

12.30
Prof. Dr. Olaf Peters (Halle-Wittenberg) - Genealogy of Modernity. The Artitistic Development of Nay, Oelze, Schumacher

13.30
Dr. Franziska Müller (Radeberg) - „In Careful Analogy to Music“ – Musical References in the work of E. W. Nay

14.30–15.30
Buffet Lunch

15.30
Prof. Dr. Heinz Bude (Kassel) - Nay in the Context of the Postwar-Epoch

16.30
Prof. Dr. Ulrich Bischoff (Dresden) - Two Fragments. E.W. Nay – Allgemeine Deutsche Kunstausstellung Dresden 1946 – Changeover Period 1958–62

17.30
Dr. Christian Drobe (Halle-Wittenberg) - From the North to the West. Werner Haftmann and Ernst Wilhelm Nay

18.30–19.30
Conclusion and Get Together

The symposium will be held in German
Admission free
Registration: stiftung@ewnay.de

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