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Close Encounters - Collecting Käthe Kollwitz

kollwitz Self-portrait with hand to forehead

Käthe Kollwitz, Self-portrait with hand to forehead, 1910. Etching and drypoint on wove paper. 29.1 × 24.8 cm. Gift of Dr. Brian McCrindle, 2015. 

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Close Encounters - Collecting Käthe Kollwitz

Wednesday June 6, 7 pm

Close Encounters: Collecting Käthe Kollwitz - AGOTalks

In 2015 Dr. Brian McCrindle donated 170 prints, drawings and sculptures by German artist, Käthe Kollwitz to the Art Gallery of Ontario. What motivated Dr. McCrindle to build and now gift this extraordinary collection?  He is joined by Brenda Rix, curator of the current exhibition, Käthe Kollwitz: Art and Life, for a discussion of the importance of Kollwitz’s art and the relevance of her compelling images in today’s world.  


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