Egon Schiele – lithograph of Arnold Schönberg

  • Upper Theatre, Sherwell Centre, University of Plymouth, PL4 8AA

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Art historian Dr Deborah Lewer and pianist Dr Robert Taub discussed and illuminated the fertile – and often febrile – intersection of music and visual art that motivates Expressionism.
How did Wagner’s Tristan chord change music forever? How did Kirchner’s brief but emotionally charged time in the military influence his paintings? How did Scriabin’s synesthesia influence his music? Did Schönberg’s experiences with painting influence his music? And how did Schönberg’s music influence the works of Egon Schiele?
A fascinating evening of visual art and music.
This event is part of The Arts Institute festival, Expressionism: Emotions Unchained.
Our festival offered a unique integration of pivotal music, visual art, and film of this energetic and vibrant artistic era of unbounded influence. We hosted four extraordinary evenings with world-leading artists.
Date: Wednesday 16 March 2022
Time: 19:30–21:00
Venue: Upper Theatre, Sherwell Centre, University of Plymouth
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Expressionism: Emotions Unchained 

Expressionism is one of the most intense and influential movements in art. Its defining characteristic is the artistic interpretation of the emotions that arise from experiencing daily realities, rather than a portrayal of the realities themselves.
Our festival Expressionism: Emotions Unchained offered a unique integration of pivotal music, visual art, and film of this energetic and vibrant artistic era of unbounded influence. We hosted four extraordinary evenings with world-leading artists.

<p>Expressionism: Emotions Unchained, Illustration by BA (Hons) Illustration student Milly Gowan<br></p>
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