Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Exhibitions

  • A Writer's Vision: Prints, Drawings, and Watercolors by Guenter Grass
  • 04-Nov-2000 - 30-Dec-2000
  • White Gallery, Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
Description

Organized by the Robert Hull Fleming Museum of the University of Vermont, from the collection of the Ludwig Forum, Aachen, Germany. The exhibition was made possible by the Ludwig Foundation of Arts and International Understanding, and the Goethe-Institut Boston.
An exhibition of 53 works including prints and drawings, by German artist and author Günter Grass. Grass received the Nobel Prize for literature in 1999. He is best known for his texts, such as The Tin Drum, which have forced Germany to face up to its Nazi past. The works in the exhibition correspond to many of Grass's literary themes and characters.