Virtual: Docent Led Art Tour: Meet the Darling Madame d'Ora

Date: July 12, 2020Time: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Meet the darling Madame d'Ora, era-defining fashion photographer that vanished from history. Born Dora Kallamus in 1881 into a Jewish family from Vienna, she purchased her first camera at the age of 23 on a trip in the South of France, later to become one of Europe's leading photographic portraitists of the
20th Century.  She was a true pioneer in that she was the first woman to open up
a photography studio in Vienna, a field dominated by men.  This lecture charts her
entire career.  We will view her early portraits of Viennese high society that
captured the Golden 20s in Paris and then the Post War years.  After WW2 Dora
turned her lens towards people in displaced person camps and then she worked
on another haunting series which included the Parisienne slaughter houses. This
lecture demonstrates her exceptional ability to capture both the essence of beauty
and the pathos of death and suffering.

Ronnit Vasserman is the founder of Art Connect Group a full-service art consulting firm located in New York.  She has a degree in Fine Arts and Art History and enjoys helping clients acquire art and educating them on all the latest trends by organizing events throughout the year. These events include studio, museum, auction house, and gallery visits.

You will receive the Zoom link once your registration is complete. If you are experiencing any financial hardship at this time, we are more than happy to invite you as our guest. Please contact Jodi Zicklin at to get the Zoom link.

The zoom link will be emailed 24 hours prior to the start of the program.

Sunday, July 12 | 4 pm | $10 per person | CANCELED
Attendees do not need to have Zoom installed to participate. All sessions can be accessed through a computer, smartphone, or tablet.

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