Public Event: 26th November 2016

In Conversation with Elena Paulumbo-Mosca (one of Yves Klein’s Models)

Saturday 26th November 2016
Tate Liverpool
2.00pm – 3.00pm
£5 – Booking essential

In 1960 Elena Palumbo-Mosca was one of three women involved in Yves Klein’s Anthropometries, paintings produced as performances in front of an audience in a Paris Gallery. These paintings, which choreographed nude models to transfer blue pigment onto canvas, are amongst Klein’s most well-known performative works.

On Saturday 26th November Elena will be in-conversation with Cathy Butterworth, Edge Hill University Arts Manager and ICE Associate. They will be reflecting on and discussing her involvement in Anthropometries, currently on display as part of Tate Liverpool’s retrospective of the artist’s work.

Edge Hill University is sponsoring the Yves Klein exhibition as part of its partnership with Tate Liverpool which gives students and staff free admission to all exhibitions. The University’s Institute for Creative Enterprise will be hosting In Conversation about Yves Klein on campus on February 22nd.  Find out more about this event here.

Date: Saturday 26th November 2016

Programme:  2.00pm – 3.00pm

Venue: Tate Liverpool (Directions)

Registration: Closed. 


ICE EVENT: In Conversation about Yves Klein
Wednesday 22nd February 2017, 6.30pm
Tate Liverpool and Edge Hill University’s Institute for Creative Enterprise (ICE) present a public event to discuss the Tate exhibition. ‘YVES KLEIN‘, with guest speaker Darren Pih, curator at Tate Liverpool. Yves Klein is considered a major figure in post-war European art. He was the leading member of the French artistic movement of Nouveau réalisme founded in 1960 by art critic Pierre Restany. Klein was a pioneer in the development of performance art, and is seen as an inspiration to, and as a forerunner of, Minimal art, as well as Pop art. The event will take place at Edge Hill University’s Ormskirk Campus.  Event Information

21 OCTOBER 2016 – 5 MARCH 2017
A major figure of post war art, Yves Klein (1928–1962) is renowned for his dazzling monochrome paintings and for pioneering new attitudes on the relationship between art and life.  This will be the first UK exhibition in over twenty years, exploring in-depth the full range of his work.
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See how Judo influenced movement and colour in Yves Klein’s work.

Saturday 26th November 2016, 10.00am
Watch a live-animated performance from judo experts influenced by current Tate Liverpool exhibition, Yves Klein. Using video capture and animation to record judo forms, this performance will explore the use of movement, balance and colour found in Klein’s artwork.  Yves Klein was a master in judo with his performances influenced by the equilibrium, balance and poise techniques used in martial art.   Event Information

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