“Sin” in the City: Franz von Stuck’s Femme Fatale in Her Urban Context

Lecture with Heidi Rauscher Tilghman, Affiliate Assistant Professor, Department of Germanics, University of Washington

Thursday, November 21, 2013
7:00 – 8:00 pm

Location
Frye Auditorium

Heidi Rauscher Tilghman, Affiliate Assistant Professor, Department of Germanics, University of Washington

What political, economic, social, and intellectual dissonances framed the subject of Sin, Stuck’s infamous painting, in turn-of-the-century Munich? How can an understanding of the broader context help us view this most intimate of works today?


Franz von Stuck. Die Sünde (Sin), ca. 1908. Syntonos [tempera] on canvas. 34 7/8 x 21 5/8 in. Frye Art Museum, Charles and Emma Frye Collection, 1952.169

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