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Kitaj… In the Picture

Kitaj… In the Picture by Jake Auerbach
(UK 1994, 40 min, English, original version)
1 October 2012

Program accompanying the special exhibition "R.B. Kitaj (1932-2007) Obsessions"


1 October 2012, 7.30 pm


Old Building, second level, Great Hall


Admission free with seat ticket only (available at the cash desk)

Ticket reservation

Tel: +49 (0)30 259 93 488


Gesa Struve
Tel: +49 (0)30 259 93 517
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Despite his outspoken reputation, R.B. Kitaj was reluctant to appear on camera. He finally relented in 1994 and allowed himself to be filmed by Jake Auerbach. What followed is a rare and candid glimpse into Kitaj’s childhood, his works, and his development into one of the most celebrated painters of his time.

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