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The Barbarity of World-Cities ONLINE EVENT Columbia University, Maison Française

Artistic Revolutions and the Great War

On March 27th at 7pm, Albertine Books will host a discussion about how 1917 reshaped the notion of art and still influences our representations.

Yale historian Jay Winter, jazz expert Philippe Gumplowicz, Surrealism and French literature specialist Mary Ann Caws, Art Historian, curator and a specialist in European art between the World Wars Adrian Sudhalter, and French artist Melik Ohanian, winner of the Prix Marcel Duchamp 2015, will examine the artistic and literary revolution of 1917, and the continuing impact of these events in the present with a particular focus on how artists deal with issues of war and collective memory.

Date : March 27, 2017
Time : 7pm
Place : Albertine, 972 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY
Free and open to the public. No RSVP.

Watch this event live via Livestream on March 27 at 7:00pm (EST)

More information: www.albertine.com

This event is part of the French Embassy's yearlong nationwide centennial commemoration of the United States entrance into WWI, How 1917 Changed the World.

Presented by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy with support from The French Mission du centenaire de la Première Guerre mondiale, in charge of the World War One Centenary in France. This program is endorsed by The U.S. World War One Centennial Commission as a commemorative partner, which recognizes commitment to educating the public about World War One and honoring those who served.