Henry Koerner's transformative years as a poster artist in WWII. Join Dr. Florian Traussnig for an illuminating lecture on the Vienna-born, Jewish refugee Heinrich Sieghart Korner, later Henry Koerner, who created some of the most iconic posters for the US Office of War Information and later became known as a Pittsburgh-based "master of magical realism." Learn how the artist fused the kulturellen Rucksackhe brought from Austria to American art and culture.
Austrian Nationality Room Committee
European Studies Center
The OrJames Lab
University of Graz, Austria