This Week at the Clark: A weekly guide to movies, music, and special events happening at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute.
- Clark Lecture by Mignon Nixon: “Sperm Bomb: Art, Feminism, and the American War in Vietnam” - Tuesday September 18, 5:30 pm
Clark Fellow Mignon Nixon, Professor of Art History at the Courtauld Institute of Art, London, returns to the scene of war resistance and nascent feminism in the Vietnam era in this electrifying lecture. Nixon reflects upon newly pressing questions of what art concerned with subjectivity brings to a situation of war.
- Old Masters in New Frames Film Series: Andrei Rublev - Thursday September 20, 7 pm
Old Masters in New Frames is a free film series that pairs feature films about famous artists with scholarly interlocutors who put the work in context. Join us this week for Andrei Tarkovsky’s masterful Andrei Rublev (1966, 205 min., Russian with subtitles), which explores not only the life and work of the famous icon painter, but the whole cosmos of late medieval Russia, in an unparalleled epic of art, faith, and history.
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