Fritz Ascher

Expressionist

January 9–April 6, 2019

Fritz Ascher: Expressionist
January 9–April 6, 2019

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Upcoming Programs

Gallery Conversation
Jan 16, 2019 | 06:30 pm - 07:30 pm

With Rachel Stern, Director of the Fritz Ascher Society for Persecuted, Ostracized, and Banned Art and curator of Fritz Ascher.

Panel Discussion<br>European Modernism and Spirituality
Jan 30, 2019 | 06:00 pm - 08:00 pm

Panel discussion moderated by Rose-Carol Washton Long, Professor Emerita of 19th and 20th Century European Art, CUNY Graduate Center, with speakers Elizabeth Berkowitz, Mellon/ACLS Public Fellow, Rockefeller Archive Center; Matthew Drutt, editor, writer and independent curator; and Ori Z. Soltes, Teaching Professor of Jewish Civilization, Georgetown University.

Gallery Conversation
Feb 06, 2019 | 06:30 pm - 07:30 pm

With Rachel Stern, Director of the Fritz Ascher Society for Persecuted, Ostracized, and Banned Art and curator of Fritz Ascher.

Conversation<br>Hiding: Jewish Life in Nazi Germany
Feb 12, 2019 | 06:30 pm - 08:00 pm

What was it like to be a Jew in Nazi Germany? For those trapped in the Nazi terror regime, mere survival became a nightmare. Those who went underground, including Fritz Ascher, endured the terrors of nightly bombings and the even greater fear of being discovered by the Nazis. All were pressed to the limits of human endurance and loneliness. Marion Kaplan, Skirball Professor of Modern Jewish History, NYU, and Rachel Stern, Director of the Fritz Ascher Society for Persecuted, Ostracized, and Banned Art and Curator of Fritz Ascher, will discuss.

Film Screening<br>People on Sunday, 1930
Feb 14, 2019 | 06:30 pm - 08:00 pm

Years before they moved to Hollywood, four young German filmmakers—later noir masters Robert Siodmak and Edgar G. Ulmer, and future Oscar winners Billy Wilder and Fred Zinneman—collaborated on this effervescent, sunlit silent about city dwellers enjoying a weekend outing in Weimar-era Berlin. Combining documentary footage with dramatic storytelling, this experimental film became a mainstream hit, presaging both Italian neorealism and the French New Wave. 73 min., black-and-white, silent.

Gallery Conversation
Apr 03, 2019 | 06:30 pm - 07:30 pm

With English Cook, Graduate Curatorial Assistant, Grey Art Gallery, and Ph.D. Candidate, Institute of Fine Arts, NYU.