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Saturday, February 15, 2020, 3 pm
Night Flight
Moritz Wesseler and Christian Zacharias (musician and collector)
talk about the passion for Forrest Bess

Thursday, February 27, 2020, 6 pm
Finding Bess
Lecture by James Benning (artist and filmmaker, Los Angeles) – in English

Thursday, February 27, 2020, 7 pm
“Finally – a Bit of Prophecy.” The Paintings and Thesis of Forrest Bess
Lecture by Clare Elliott (The Menil Collection, Houston) – in English

Thursday, March 5, 2020, 7 pm
Mind Crystal
Curator’s tour with Moritz Wesseler

Saturday, March 14, 2020, 2 – 5 pm
Grenzgänge in der Malerei – ein zeitgenössischer Blick auf die Werke von Forrest Bess
Talk between Klaus Merkel (professor, Kunstakademie Münster) and Susanne Hesse-Badibanga

Thursday, March 26, 2020, 7 pm
Forrest Bess and Idea of Queer Camouflage
Lecture by Mark W. Turner, PhD (professor, King’s College, London) – in English

Thursday, April 2, 2020, 7 pm
“I’d like to introduce myself – my name is Forrest Bess”. Selbstdarstellung und Selbstdeutung in Forrest Bess’s Briefen
Lecture by Dr. Dieter Schwarz (former director Kunst Museum Winterthur)

Thursday, April 16, 2020, 7 pm
Signs, Symbols, & Stories: A Deeper Look at the Art and Life of Forrest Bess
Lecture by Chuck Smith (documentary director, New York) – in English

Thursday, April 30, 2020, 7 pm
Mind Crystal
Curator’s tour with Julia Schleis

Admission to the events is free. No prior registration required.

Funded by the German Federal Cultural Foundation