Kathe Kollwitz: The Widow I

Käthe Kollwitz (German, 1867–1945). The Widow I (Die Witwe I), 1922–23. Woodcut on heavy Japan paper, 26 x 18 11/16 in. (66 x 47.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Carll H. de Silver Fund, 44.201.4. © 2012 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn

Gallery Talk: "Death in Käthe Kollwitz's Work"

Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 7 p.m.
Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, Forum, 4th Floor

Hildegard Bachert, codirector of Galerie St. Etienne, New York, which has shown Käthe Kollwitz’s work since the 1940s, will address the theme of death running through the artist’s oeuvre, both before and after the War and Death portfolios on view. Free with Museum admission.