Gerda Peterich (1906-1974), a German-trained photographer, established a studio in New York City in 1939 and after decades of teaching retired to New Hampshire in 1968. The black and white photographs on view from the permanent collection include tightly structured, often abstract, landscapes and images of architectural ornamentation that echo the spirit of German realist photography of the 1920s and ‘30s.
Museum of Art, Paul Creative Arts Center, 30 Academic Way
In conjunction withThe Reductive Lens & The Physicality of Color, the Museum of Art’s ArtBreak series will feature a special Curator Spotlight talk with Kristina Durocher, Director. Join Durocher for a lively discussion on the current exhibitions; The Reductive Lens & The Physicality of Color. The talk will take place on Thursday, February 5, in Museum of Art, Paul Creative Arts Center at 5:30-6 p.m.
In conjunction with The Physicality of Color, the Museum of Art’s ArtBreak series will hold a gallery talk on February 18, Paul McMullan and Lynn Richardson, exhibiting sculptors will discuss the creation of their current installations, influences and studio processes. The talk will take place in the Museum of Art, Paul Creative Arts Center, 12 p.m
In conjunction with The Reductive Lens, the Museum of Art’s ArtBreak series will feature a lecture with Dr. Vanessa Rocco, Assistant Professor of Art History, Southern New Hampshire University. The lecture will take place on Wednesday, February 25, at 12:00 p.m. Join Dr. Rocco, Assistant Professor of Art History, Southern New Hampshire University and Co-editor of The New Woman International: Representations in Photography and Film from the 1870s to the 1960s as she presents the historical context of German photographer Gerda Peterich and influential photographers active during the Weimar Republic.
The talk will take place in the Paul Creative Arts Center, A218
Cole Rogers, Artistic Director & Master Printer from Highpoint Center for Printmaking, MN will select from the Museum of Art’s print collection and discuss the importance of these contemporary works and his role and relationship in the process.
This lecture will take place in the Museum of Art's Print Study Area located on the lower level of the MoA. The lecture will begin at 6 p.m