Conflict and Culture
Braque and World War II
July 18, 2013, 6 & 7 pm
Pitcher, Candlestick, and Black Fish
The Menil Collection, Houston © 2013 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris
Braque insisted that art should remain separate from politics, even as the threat of invasion loomed over France. Explore the ways the artist seemingly ignored or subtly acknowledged the realities of daily life in war-torn Europe.