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Gustav Klimt: Five Paintings from the Collection of Ferdinand and Adele Bloch-Bauer
Related Events

 Sunday, May 7, 9:30 am-3:30 pm
A Day in Honor of the Bloch-Bauer Klimt Paintings: Art, Culture, and Restitution
Leo S. Bing Theater

9:30-10:00 am – Exhibition Viewing, Ahmanson Building, Plaza Level
10-10:10 am – Welcome
10:10-10:50 am – Tag Gronberg, Reader in the History of Art and Design, Birkbeck College, University of London
10:50-11:30 am – "The Mask of Gold", Frank Whitford, Wolfson College Cambridge
11:30-11:40 am – Coffee break
11:40 am-12:20 pm – "The Ferdinand and Adele Bloch-Bauer Collection: A Legacy Recovered", Sophie Lillie, independent scholar of Austrian restitution, Vienna
12:20-12:30 pm - Q&A

12:30-1:30 pm – Lunch break

1:30-2:30 pm
Roundtable Discussion on Restitution
Jonathan Petropoulos, Professor of History, Claremont McKenna College
E. Randol Schoenberg, Burris & Schoenberg, LLP, Los Angeles
Martin Weiss, Austrian Consul General, Los Angeles
Wesley A. Fisher, Director of Research, Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany, Inc., New York

2:30-3:00 pm
A Conversation
Maria Altmann, Los Angeles, with Stephanie Barron, Senior Curator of Modern Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art and Eva Grudin, art historian, Williams College and artist, Vienna, Austria
3:00-3:30 pm – Q&A

 Sunday, May 21, 1 pm
Lecture and Book Signing
Leo S. Bing Theater
Art Before the Abyss: From Faćade to Psyche in the Vienna of Klimt, Freud, Schiele, Kokosckha, and Schönberg
Alessandra Comini, University Distinguished Professor of Art History Emerita at Southern Methodist University, Dallas

Following the lecture the speaker will sign copies of threebooks: Gustav Klimt, In Passionate Pursuit: A Memoir, and Egon Schiele on the Los Angeles Times Central Court at LACMA.

 Sunday, June 18, 6 pm
Sundays Live Concert
Leo S. Bing Theater
Teacher, Master, and Pupil
Music and arrangements by Alexander Zemlinsky, Arnold Schoenberg, and Alban Berg. Members of the Capitol Ensemble performing
Zemlinsky: Allegro, from Clarinet Trio,Opus 3
Schoenberg: March, Die eiserne Brigade, and 3 Brettl-Lieder (Cabaret Songs)
Johann Strauss, arranged Alban Berg: Wein, Weib und Gesang (Wine, Women and Song)
Johann Strauss, arranged Arnold Schoenberg: Kaiserwalzer (Emperor Waltz)

 Film Screenings
Dorothy Collins Brown Auditorium, 2 pm
Klimt: Adele`s Last Will, 2006; 52 minutes; director, Michel Vuillermet; producer, Dissidents/Laurence Uebersfeld
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Events are free on a first-come, first-served basis. No seating is reserved. These related events are funded in part by The Gould Center for Humanistic Studies/Center for the Holocaust, Genocide, and Human Rights, Claremont McKenna College, The Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust, the Robert Gore Rifkind Foundation, and the Austrian Consulate.
Education programs at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art are supported in part by the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, the William Randolph Hearst Endowment Fund for Arts Education, the Employees Community Fund of Boeing California, and U.S. Bancorp Foundation.