Exhibition and Other Lectures

Curators, scholars, and special guests offer insight into special exhibitions and the DMA's collections.

Modern Opulence Symposium - Q&A with Margaret Stonborough

The symposium, Modern Opulence: Art and Design in Early 20th-Century Vienna, explores early 20th-century Viennese design, including the Wittgenstein collections and commissions. Learn more about the DMA's newly acquired silver vitrine by Carl Otto Czeschka, the Wittgenstein family, Wiener Werkstätte's architecture and design, and the influence of the Werkstätte on modernism.

Margaret Stonborough is the granddaughter of Margaret Stonborough Wittgenstein

November 15, 2014, 4:00 p.m.
Horchow Auditorium

Modern Opulence Symposium - Viennese Design Abroad: Two Case Studies

The symposium, Modern Opulence: Art and Design in Early 20th-Century Vienna, explores early 20th-century Viennese design, including the Wittgenstein collections and commissions. Learn more about the DMA's newly acquired silver vitrine by Carl Otto Czeschka, the Wittgenstein family, Wiener Werkstätte's architecture and design, and the influence of the Werkstätte on modernism.

Christopher Long is the Distinguished Teaching Professor of Architecture, The University of Texas at Austin.

November 15, 2014, 3:00 p.m.
Horchow Auditorium

Modern Opulence Symposium - The National, the Natural, and the Novel: Parallels and Differences in Design-Vienna and Budapest

The symposium, Modern Opulence: Art and Design in Early 20th-Century Vienna, explores early 20th-century Viennese design, including the Wittgenstein collections and commissions. Learn more about the DMA's newly acquired silver vitrine by Carl Otto Czeschka, the Wittgenstein family, Wiener Werkstätte's architecture and design, and the influence of the Werkstätte on modernism.

Samuel D. Albert, Adjunct, Fashion Institute of Technology

November 15, 2014, 2:10 p.m.
Horchow Auditorium

Modern Opulence Symposium - A Walk with Wittgenstein: The Cultural Surround of Vienna's Kunstschau of 1908

The symposium, Modern Opulence: Art and Design in Early 20th-Century Vienna, explores early 20th-century Viennese design, including the Wittgenstein collections and commissions. Learn more about the DMA's newly acquired silver vitrine by Carl Otto Czeschka, the Wittgenstein family, Wiener Werkstätte's architecture and design, and the influence of the Werkstätte on modernism.

Alessandra Comini is the University Distinguished Professor of Art History Emerita at Southern Methodist University.

November 15, 2014, 1:20 p.m.
Horchow Auditorium

Modern Opulence Symposium - The Wittgenstein Family and the Wiener Werkstätte

The symposium, Modern Opulence: Art and Design in Early 20th-Century Vienna, explores early 20th-century Viennese design, including the Wittgenstein collections and commissions. Learn more about the DMA's newly acquired silver vitrine by Carl Otto Czeschka, the Wittgenstein family, Wiener Werkstätte's architecture and design, and the influence of the Werkstätte on modernism.

Christian Witt-Dörring is the Curator, MAK-Austrian Museum for Applied Arts.

November 15, 2014, 11:10 a.m.
Horchow Auditorium

Modern Opulence Symposium - Modern Opulence in Vienna: The Wittgenstein Vitrine; A Look Inside: The Conservation Study and Treatment of the Wittgenstein Vitrine

The symposium, Modern Opulence: Art and Design in Early 20th-Century Vienna, explores early 20th-century Viennese design, including the Wittgenstein collections and commissions. Learn more about the DMA's newly acquired silver vitrine by Carl Otto Czeschka, the Wittgenstein family, Wiener Werkstätte's architecture and design, and the influence of the Werkstätte on modernism.

Kevin W. Tucker is The Margot B. Perot Senior Curator of Decorative Arts and Design, DMA
Fran Baas is the Associate Conservator of Objects, DMA

A Discussion on "Mind's Eye"

Join Olivier Meslay, Associate Director of Curatorial Affairs and The Barbara Thomas Lemmon Curator of European Art, and William B. Jordan, art historian, collector, and co-curator of Mind's Eye: Masterworks on Paper from David to Cézanne, for a discussion on this exhibition, bringing together over 100 works on paper. Featuring everything from quick sketches to watercolors, Mind's Eye offers insight into the methods of many well-known artists and an intimate view of their approach to art.

September 19, 2014
Horchow Auditorium

Conserving "Mind's Eye"

Works on paper can be some of the most delicate works of art in a museum. The current exhibition Mind's Eye: Masterworks on Paper from David to Cézanne features many rarely seen works, due to their fragile nature. Join paper conservator Tish Brewer, owner of The Center for Art Conservation, a Dallas-based conservation company dedicated to prolonging the life of works on paper, for a closer look at the intricate processes used in paper conservation and what sets these works apart in a museum's collection.

September 19, 2014
Horchow Auditorium

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