Terra Foundation-supported Events

Colloquium: “Paris: Artistic Haven between the World Wars”

Presented in conjunction with the Musée d’Art Américain Giverny exhibition A Transatlantic Avant-Garde: American Artists in Paris, 1918–1939, this interdisciplinary colloquium explores the artists, writers, and musicians of the Parisian and American avant-garde living in the French capital between the World Wars. A round-table discussion follows the colloquium that debates principal themes of the Giverny exhibition such as the transatlantic artistic exchanges between the two wars, the question of artistic as opposed to national identity, and the division between those artists choosing to pursue artistic abstraction and those who adopted a “typically American” bias for the figurative.