In his eightieth year, figurative artist Lucian Freud was the subject of a major retrospective with over 130 paintings at the Tate Britain in London July 2002. The exhibit will be coming to Los Angeles MOCA in February 2003. In conjunction with this exhibit the psychoanalytic community in Los Angeles is planning two programs, one that will be held at LAPSI on Feb 28 at 7:30 PM and a second one to be held at MOCA on March 9 at 3:00 PM.
I. AN INTRODUCTION TO THE PAINTINGS OF LUCIAN FREUD
Rebecca Morse, Associate Curator of The Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles (MOCA) will offer a slide/lecture introduction to Freud's paintings. Her presentation, at the LAPSI auditorium, will be followed by observations by three Los Angeles psychoanalysts:
Thomas M. Brod, MD, Associate Faculty at the Los Angeles Psychoanalytic Society & Institute.
Desy Safán-Gerard, Ph.D., Training and Supervising Analyst at the Psychoanalytic Center of California.
Karen Lang, Ph.D., advanced candidate at the Los Angeles Psychoanalytic Society & Institute.
Friday, February 28, 2003, 7:30 - 9:30
Los Angeles Psychoanalytic Society & Institute Auditorium
2014 Sawtelle Blvd., LA 90025
Parking entrance on Beloit, behind the Institute
Admission: $10 (NOTE: all attendees receive a free pass to the MOCA exhibit)
II. LUCIAN FREUD: A PSYCHOANALYTIC LOOK
A panel discussion at MOCA of psychoanalytic perspectives to help understand and appreciate Lucian Freud's work.
Peter Loewenberg, Ph.D., Professor of History and Political Psychology, UCLA; Supervising and Training Analyst and Dean of the Southern California Psychoanalytic Institute; title: "Lucian and Sigmund Freud."
Bonnie T. Engdahl, Ph.D., Supervising and Training Analyst, and current President, Psychoanalytic Center of California; title pending
Esther Dreifuss-Kattan, Ph.D. Ph.D. ATR, Southern California Psychoanalytic Society & Institute; title: The Permeable Membrane: A Psychoanalytic Exploration of the Skin in the later Works of Lucien Freud,
Thomas M. Brod, M.D., Thomas M. Brod, MD, Associate Faculty at the Los Angeles Psychoanalytic Society & Institute. (moderator)
Sunday, March 9, 2003 3 -5 p.m.FREE with museum admission
The Museum of Contemporary Art
250 South Grand Avenue
Ahmanson AuditoriumMuseum Hours:
TUES- Sun 11am-5pm
Closed Mon and major holidays
Students and seniors (65+) $5
Free to members, children under 12
Free Thurs 5-8pm;after FEB13, Free all day Thurs.