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Harvard Art Museums | Virtual Student Guide Tour: Mom Matrix, with Sinead Danagher

September 30, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Sinead Danagher ’22 will explore the representation of motherhood as seen in three works of art: the wood sculpture Virgin and Child in Majesty [Seat of Divine Wisdom] made in 12th-century France; the erotic Madonna lithograph made by Norwegian artist Edvard Munch in Berlin in 1895; and the woodcut Widow I (1922–23) that Käthe Kollwitz—artist and mother of two sons—made in Berlin after World War I as part of her Krieg (War) portfolio. Danagher will also talk about the common ground between “mother” and the printmaking term “matrix,” two words with the same Latin root.
This interactive tour will take place online via Zoom. To join, click the following link: https://harvard.zoom.us/j/97805810319 (free admission; no pre-registration required).


September 30, 2021
7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Harvard Art Museums
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