The Arts Society Dukeries’ Wednesday 7th November meeting will be a lecture by Gavin Plumley on ‘German Art and Culture between the Wars’. After World War I, artists and architects were in a state of flux, just like the world they inhabited. How could they create and what, indeed, would they produce in a Europe still reeling from the worst conflict ever known? Yet out of crisis came a truly stimulating period of artistic endeavour. Contemplating painters such as Max Beckmann, Otto Dix and Christian Schad, alongside the experiments of the Bauhaus, new film technologies and the sultry stylings of Marlene Dietrich, this talk looks at the culture of German-speaking Europe during the interwar years.
The society meets at the Civic Centre, Long Lane, Carlton-in-Lindrick S81 9AP. Doors open at 10.00am for coffee and the lecture is from 11.00am to 12.00pm. Visitors are very welcome to come to meetings at a cost of £6.00 per lecture. There is a free car park at the centre. For further details of the lecture programme and about the society, please speak to Anthony on 01909 731415 or Gill on 01909 540506 or see www.theartssociety.org.uk/dukeries.