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Guided Visit "Beyond Klimt: New Horizons in Central Europe, 1914-1938"

  • 17 Nov 2018
  • 10:15 AM
  • Bozar, rue Ravenstein 23, 1000 Brussels
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A Guided Visit to the Exhibition
“Beyond Klimt: New Horizons in Central Europe, 1914-1938”
Saturday, November 17, 2018
10:15 a.m.

The end of WWI and of the Austro-Hungarian Empire coincided with the revival of major developments in the art world. Political and economic shifts led to new ideas and artistic migrations and art networks sprang up all over the place. Artists met up in art centers and international associations and used magazines to communicate across political borders. They believed their artistic identity was more important than their nationality.

Gustav Klimt was an Austrian symbolist painter and one of the most prominent members of the Vienna Secession movement. Klimt is the author of more than 200 paintings, muralssketches, and other art object. His primary subject was the female body and his works are marked by a frank eroticism. The Woman in Gold movie features one of his works (Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I).

This is a great opportunity to discover the works of Klimt, Josef Capek, Egon Schiele, Oskar Kokoschka, László Moholy-Nagy and 75 other artists whose first ambition was to break with the old styles and shake up the artistic codes.

Please note that this visit is limited to 15 people. After the visit, those who wish to may join us for a drink or a coffee in the neighborhood.

Event Details:
 Saturday, November 17, 2018.
Time: 10:15 a.m.
Meeting point at the entrance of BOZAR, rue Ravenstein 23 Ravensteinstraat, 1000 Brussels 
Public transport: Metro: Gare Centrale/Centraal Station; buses 38 and 71: Bozar; trams 92, 93: Palais/Paleizen
Price: €27 for ACB/AWCB/CCB members; Non-members: €35
Reservations are due by Wednesday, November 14 at:
Payment in advance to ACB account BE55427919588144 (KREDBEBB). Please mention “Klimt Bozar” in the reference section of the bank transfer. Online payment with a credit card is also possible (through PayPal, but no actual PayPal account is required); pay when registering or use the link provided in the invoice.
Cancellations are possible until noon on Wednesday, November 14. Participants canceling after this time, as well as no-shows, are charged the full cost of the event.

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