Hurst Lecture Series – Herbert Bayer’s World Geo-Graphic Atlas Exhibitions: A Conversation with the Curators

Doerr-Hosier Center, 845 Meadows Rd., Aspen, CO 81611

Featuring Bernard Jazzar, Herbert Bayer expert and curator of the Lynda and Stewart Resnick Collection; Benjamin Benus, Associate Professor of Art and Design History at Loyola University New Orleans; and Andrew Travers, Penner Manager of Educational Programs at the Bayer Center; in conversation with Aspen Institute President and CEO Dan Porterfield. They will discuss the campus-wide exhibition that explores Herbert Bayer’s 1953 World Geo-Graphic Atlas, a landmark work of visual education and modernist design. In addition to examining Bayer’s contributions to map design and scientific illustration, the exhibition provides new insights into Bayer’s larger body of artwork, and also highlights the atlas’s continued relevance for audiences today. Marking the 70th anniversary of the atlas’s publication, this is the first exhibition devoted to this groundbreaking and influential work.

While attendance is free and open to everyone, registration is required, and capacity is established on a first-come, first-served basis. Register here.

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