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Ursula Rehn Wolfman

Professor Ursula Rehn Wolfman was born in Steinfeld, Austria and educated in Germany, England, France and the United States. She received the Diplôme Supérieur from the Université de Paris (Sorbonne) in Paris in literature and philosophy and completed her graduate studies at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, and the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, with a doctorate in French literature and art history. Her dissertation topic was ‘Ecriture/lecture: Jeu d’Espace littéraire, artistique, sculptural – Samuel Beckett – Alberto Giacometti’.Her particular field of interest is the relationship between the arts, i.e. literature, architecture, painting, sculpture and music.As an independent scholar, she has lectured at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C, at Georgetown University (as adjunct professor) and at many museums, both local and national, for the Smithsonian Associates.She also lectures on numerous international tours for the Smithsonian Institution in France, Spain, Germany, Austria, Eastern Europe, the Baltic region and Russia.

Contributed Posts
May 10, 2013 Music and Art in the Age of the Pre-Raphaelites
Apr 11, 2013 Giuseppe Verdi: A True Revolutionary? A True Romantic?
Mar 12, 2013 Richard Wagner’s Concept of the ‘Gesamtkunstwerk’
Feb 14, 2013 Richard Wagner and Paris
Jan 11, 2013 Richard Wagner and Dresden
Dec 13, 2012 Schoenberg, Kokoschka and Schiele – Vienna’s revolutionaries
Nov 13, 2012 The Vienna Secession in Art and Music
Oct 9, 2012 Vienna’s ‘Ringstrasse’ Style and Modernism
Sep 10, 2012 Fin-de-Siècle Vienna – Music, Art and Architecture
Aug 10, 2012 Theme and Variation in Music and Art