Georges Braque: Surface and Space Lecture

Georges Braque: Surface and Space Lecture

with Dr. Emily Braun, Curator, The Leonard A. Lauder Collection

Georges Braque France, 1882-1963), Nature Morte aux Poires, Citrons et Amandes (Still Life with Pears, Lemons and Almonds)(detail), 1927, 19 7/8 x 24 inches. Isabelle and Scott Black Collection, 3.1995.1 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York


World-renowned art historian Emily Braun will offer an insightful analysis of aspects on the career of Georges Braque, shedding new light on his landscapes, still lifes, collages, and atelier paintings.

Dr. Emily Braun has served as the Curator of The Leonard A. Lauder Collection since 1987. In addition to her writings on Cubism and fin-de siecle Vienna, she has published extensively on 20th-century Italian art and on European culture of the interwar period. She is the author of Thomas Hart Benton: The American Today Murals (1985) and has co-authored and contributed to many award-winning catalogues, including Alberto Burri: The Trauma of Painting (2015); Cubism: The Leonard A. Lauder Collection (2014); The Steins Collect (2012); The Power of Conversation: Jewish Women and their Salons (2005); Gardens and Ghettos: The Art of Jewish Life in Italy (1990); and Northern Light: Realism and Symbolism in Scandinavian Painting (1982). Braun was a Fellow at the New York Public Library's Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers (2002-2003) and received a Senior Research Grant from the Getty Foundation (1993).