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Adele Tutter: THE MIRROR OF THE SLEEPING WATER – POUSSIN’S NARCISSUS
February 5, 2015 8:00 pm - 10:00 pmFree
Adele Tutter, M.D., Ph.D. was educated at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of Pennsylvania. A practicing psychoanalyst, author, and art critic, her interdisciplinary scholarship focuses on the relationships between loss and creativity and between art and the artist in such subjects as Raymond Carver, Leos Janacek, Philip Johnson, Ovid, Beatrix Potter, Nicholas Poussin, Josef Sudek, and Francesca Woodman. She is the recipient of the American Psychoanalytic Association Karl Menninger and CORST prizes, among others. She is author of “Dream House: An Intimate Portrait of the Philip Johnson Glass House” (forthcoming, University of Virginia Press, April 2016; https://www.facebook.com/dreamhouseglasshouse); editor of “The Muse: Psychoanalytic Explorations of Creative Inspiration” (forthcoming, Routledge, 2016); and coeditor, with Léon Wurmser, of “Grief and its Transcendence: Memory, Identity, and Creativity” (Routledge). She is currently working on a second monograph, “Mourning and Metamorphosis: Poussin’s Ovidian Vision.”