LEAVING THE BODY: THE EMPTY SPACES OF AMERICAN MODERNISM | University of Oxford

LEAVING THE BODY: THE EMPTY SPACES OF AMERICAN MODERNISM

Speaker
Lauren Kroiz, Assistant Professor of Art History at the University of California, Berkeley
Event date
Event time
15:45 - 16:45
Venue
Ashmolean Museum
St. Giles
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 2PH
Venue details

Lecture Theatre

Event type
Lectures and seminars
Event cost
£7/£6 Members & Concessions
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
Required

America’s Cool Modernism shows that excluding figural content does not mean neglecting the social situation that influenced the lives of everyday Americans. Lauren Kroiz discusses the socio-political context of 1920s and 30s America, in which immigration restrictions and segregation were at their height.