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Summer at the AGO: Dada Podcasts (Audio)

July 10th, 2009

These three podcasts discuss themes surrounding the AGO’s summer exhibitions Painting as a Weapon: Progressive Cologne 1920–33 and Angelika Hoerle: The Comet of Cologne Dada.

Dada and Music

Toronto musician and composer Ennio Paola takes us into the Dada arts scene of post World War I Germany, relating the musical compositions of Erwin Schulhoff to visual artist Angelika Hoerle.

Duration: 6:19

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Who Had the Right to Expect What?: The marriage of Angelika and Heinrich Hoerle

Guest curator Angie Littlefield, Angelika Hoerle’s grand-niece, explores the tumultuous relationship between Angelika and her husband Heinrich Hoerle, who would become one of the Cologne Progressives.

Duration: 7:16

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The New Woman: Angelika and Women’s Rights

Angie Littlefield talks about Angelika’s connections to the feminist issues of her time. Hear more about how the “New Woman,” as she was then called, was politically and intellectually engaged, sported a bold short haircut called the bob and was increasingly self-sufficient.

Duration: 6:56

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