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Goethe Bicentennial

Elizabeth Paepcke

Added by yongli on 10/28/2021 - 13:41, last changed on 10/28/2021 - 13:41
Elizabeth Paepcke (1902–94) is best known for working with her husband, Walter , to transform the former mining town of Aspen into a cultural hub after World War II . Trained in art and design, she was perhaps most influential in getting Walter interested in the modernist styles that shaped much of...

Goethe Bicentennial

Added by yongli on 10/11/2021 - 17:16, last changed on 10/11/2021 - 17:16
The Goethe Bicentennial Convocation and Music Festival was a three-week celebration of the German writer Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s 200th birthday in 1949. Held in Aspen under a huge canvas tent designed by Eero Saarinen, the event was organized largely by Walter Paepcke and attracted some 2,000...
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