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Renaissance Events in the Metropolitan Area

2014

September


Wednesday, September 17, 6-7 p.m.
“Vincenzo Anastagi, El Greco, and Henry Clay Frick”

Speaker: Jeongho Park, Curatorial Research Associate, Blanton Museum of Art, University of Texas, Austin
Ticket/entry details: Free; no reservation necessary
Organized by: The Frick Collection
Location: Music Room, The Frick Collection
Website

October

Wednesday, October 1, 6-7pm
“A Precious Vision of Antiquity”

Speaker: Alvar González-Palacios, art historian
Ticket/entry details: Free; no reservation necessary
Organized by: The Frick Collection
Location: Music Room, The Frick Collection
Website


October 2, 6:15pm

"Giuliano da Sangallo, Architecture and Time" 

Speaker: Cammy Brothers, University of Virginia
Ticket/entry details: Free; no reservation necessary
Organized by: New York Renaissance Consortium
Location: 612 Schermerhorn Hall, Columbia University



Monday, October 13, 6pm
Discussion with Professor Lina Bolzoni (Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa)

Ticket/entry details: Free; no reservation necessary
Organized by: New York Renaissance Consortium
Location: Seminar Room, Institute of Fine Arts


Wednesday, October 22, 6-7pm
“El Greco’s Italian Period and Artistic Hybridity” 

Speaker: Andrew Casper, Assistant Professor of Art History, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
Ticket/entry details: Free; no reservation necessary
Organized by: The Frick Collection
Location: Music Room, The Frick Collection
Website


Wednesday, October 29, 6pm

“Masterworks at the Met: Mannerism’s Perverse Beauty” (Part 1 in a 3-Part Series)

Speaker:
Jerrilynn Dodds, Dean, Sarah Lawrence College
Ticket/entry details: Tickets start at $30; $75 for the series (includes museum admission); Tickets can be purchased online
Organized by: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Location: The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Website

November

Tuesday, November 4, 6pm
“Pictures for Scotland”

Speaker: Michael Clarke, Director, Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh
Ticket/entry details: Free; no reservation necessary
Organized by: The Frick Collection
Location: Music Room, The Frick Collection
Website

Wednesday, November 5, 6pm
“Masterworks at the Met: Mannerism’s Perverse Beauty” (Part 2 in a 3-Part Series)

Speaker: Jerrilynn Dodds, Dean, Sarah Lawrence College
Ticket/entry details: Tickets start at $30; $75 for the series (includes museum admission); Tickets can be purchased online
Organized by: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Location: The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Website

Wednesday, November 5, 6:30pm
“Dürer’s Printed Passions”


Speaker: Larry Silver, Farquhar Professor of Art History, University of Pennsylvania
Ticket/entry details: Free; no reservation necessary
Organized by: The Museum of Biblical Art
Location: The Museum of Biblical Art
Website

 

Wednesday, November 12, 6pm
“The Notorious Guises: Portraits on a French Renaissance Enamel Plaque in The Frick Collection”

Speaker: Ian Wardropper, Director, The Frick Collection
Ticket/entry details: Free; RSVP online (follow the link below)
Organized by: The Institute of Fine Arts
Location: The Institute of Fine Arts
Website

Wednesday, November 12, 6pm
“Masterworks at the Met: Mannerism’s Perverse Beauty” (Part 3 in a 3-Part Series)

Speaker: Jerrilynn Dodds, Dean, Sarah Lawrence College
Ticket/entry details: Tickets start at $30; $75 for the series (includes museum admission); Tickets can be purchased online
Organized by: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Location: The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Website

Thursday, November 13, 6pm
“El Greco: Spirit and Paradox” (First in a Pair of Lectures)
(Part of the “El Greco at the Met” Series)

Speaker: Keith Christiansen, John Pope-Hennessy Chairman, Department of European Paintings, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Location: The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Ticket/entry details: Tickets start at $30; $75 for the series (includes museum admission); Tickets can be purchased online
Website

Friday, November 14, 4-5pm
Friday Focus—Tullio Lombardo: Adam, the Vendramin Tomb, and Venetian Sculpture of the High Renaissance”

Speaker: Anne M. Schulz, independent art historian
Location: Art Study Room, Uris Center for Education, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Ticket/entry details: Free with museum admission
Website

Thursday, November 20, 6pm
“El Greco: Spirit and Paradox” (Second in a Pair of Lectures)
(Part of the “El Greco at the Met” Series)

Speaker: Keith Christiansen, John Pope-Hennessy Chairman, Department of European Paintings, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Location: The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Ticket/entry details: Tickets start at $30; $75 for the series (includes museum admission); Tickets can be purchased online 
Website

December

Thursday, December 4, 6pm
“El Greco at the Met”
(Part of the “El Greco at the Met” Series)

Speaker: Walter Liedtke, Curator, Department of European Paintings, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Location: The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Ticket/entry details: Tickets start at $30; $75 for the series (includes museum admission); Tickets can be purchased online
Website

Wednesday, December 10, 6-7pm
“A Masterpiece Revisited”

Speaker: Michael Gallagher, Sherman Fairchild Conservator in Charge, Department of Paintings Conservation, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Ticket/entry details: Free; no reservation necessary
Organized by: The Frick Collection
Location: Music Room, The Frick Collection
Website

Thursday, December 11, 6pm
“Reflections on World Art History”

Speaker: Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann, Frederick Marquand Professor of Art and Archaeology, Princeton University
Ticket/entry details: Free; RSVP by following the link below
Organized by: The Institute of Fine Arts
Location: The Institute of Fine Arts
Website

Archive

2014

Wednesday, January 29, 2014
“Why Multiplicity? On the Production of Small Bronzes in the Italian Renaissance”
Speaker: Claudia Kryza-Gersch, art historian
Location: Music Room, The Frick Collection

Wednesday, February 5, 2014
“Renaissance and Baroque Bronzes from the Hill Collection”
Speaker: David Ekserdijan, University of Leicester
Location: Music Room, The Frick Collection

Tuesday, February 25, 2014
"Dare la Regola: The Architect as Painter in the Lives of Alberti and Brunelleschi"
Speaker:Wolf-Dietrich Löhr, Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz and Freie Universität Berlin
Location: 612 Schermerhorn Hall, Columbia University

Friday, February 28, 2014
“Piero della Francesca: Personal Encounters: A Conversation”
Speakers: Jacob Collins, artist, Keith Christiansen, John Pope-Hennessy Chairman, Department of European Paintings, MMA, and Frank Dabell, art historian
Ticket/entry details: Free with museum admission
Location: Bonnie J. Sacerdote Lecture Hall, Uris Center for Education, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Thursday, March 6, 2014
“Theory and Practice in Florentine Drawing”
Speaker: Marzia Faietti, director of the Department of Drawings and Prints, Gallery degli Uffizi
Location: McCormick 101, Princeton University

Monday, March 24, 2014

Leonardo's Anatomical Drawings and the Cognitive Value of Images
Speakers: An informal discussion between Carmen Bambach (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York) and Alessandro Nova (Kunsthistorisches Institut, Florence.)
Location: 1 East 78th Street, main floor seminar room, Institute of Fine Arts

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

“The Small Bronze and the Legacy of Leonardo in Florence”
Speaker: Michael Cole, Columbia University
Location: Music Room, The Frick Collection

March 27–29, 2014

The 60th Annual Meeting of the RSA
Organized by: The Renaissance Society of America

March 31, 2014
"The Ancestors: Flesh, Genealogy, and Eschatology in the Sistine Chapel."
Speaker: Giovanni Careri, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales
Location: 612 Schermerhorn Hall, Columbia University

Thursday, April 24, 2014
Speaker: Catherine Whistler, senior assistant keeper of Western Art at the Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, Oxford
Location: McCormick 101, Princeton University

Monday, May 5, 2014
"Sculpting the Immaterial in Fifteenth Century Italy"
Speaker: Luke Syson, Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Curator in Charge of the Department of European Sculpture and Decorative Arts, Metropolitan Museum of Art
Location: 612 Schermerhorn Hall, Columbia University

Wednesday, May 14, 2014
“The Portrait and Its Mysteries: Parmigianino’s Schiava Turca
Speaker: Aimee Ng, The Frick Collection
Location: Music Room, The Frick Collection

Saturday, May 17, 2014
"500 Years of Melancholia in Mathematics"
Speakers: John Conway, Sergiu Klainerman, Jeffrey Lagarias, John W. Morgan, Richard Schroeppel, Richard Stanley, Günter Ziegler
Location: Pfizer Auditorium, NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering

Sunday, May 18, 2014
"Sunday at the Met: Albrecht Dürer's Melencolia I"
Speakers: Susan Dackerman (Harvard Art Museums), Mitchell B. Merback (Johns Hopkins University), Angela B. Campbell (Metropolitan Museum of Art), Laurinda Dixon (Syracuse University)
Location: The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium, Metropolitan Museum of Art

Wednesday, May 21, 6pm
“Court Portraiture in the Age of Isabella d’Este”
Speaker: Andrea Bayer, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Location: Music Room, The Frick Collection

2013

Wednesday, January 30, 2013
“Portrait as Trophy: Three Imperial Busts by Leone Leoni”
Speakers: Jonathan Marsden, Royal Collection, London
Location: The Music Room at The Frick Collection

Wednesday, January 31, 2013
“Raphael as Designer for the Decorative Arts
Speakers: Sir Timothy Clifford, former director of The National Galleries of Scotland
Location: The Morgan Library & Museum

Wednesday, February 13, 2013
“Piero at Home”
Speakers: Machtelt Israëls Researcher, History of Renaissance and Early Modern Art, University of Amsterdam
Location: The Music Room at The Frick Collection

Thursday, February 14, 2013
"(Re)constructing Italian Altarpieces: The Case of the Toscanelli Polyptych"
Speakers: Machtelt Israëls Researcher, History of Renaissance and Early Modern Art, University of Amsterdam
Location: 612 Schermerhorn Hall, Columbia University 

Wednesday, March 6, 2013
“Leonardo da Vinci: Singular and Plural”
Speakers: Luke Syson, Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Curator in Charge, Department of European Sculpture and Decorative Arts, Metropolitan Museum of Art
Location: Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Wednesday, March 13, 2013
“Leonardo da Vinci: Rethinking Leonardo in his Old Age
Speakers: Carmen Bambach, Curator, Department of Drawings and Prints, Metropolitan Museum of Att
Location: Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Wednesday, March 20, 2013
“Three Geniuses and a Franciscan Friar”
Speakers: James R. Banker, Professor Emeritus, Department of History, North Carolina State University
Location: The Music Room at The Frick Collection

Monday, April 1, 2013
Discussion about Piero della Francesca in America.
Speakers: Dr. Nathaniel Silver
Location: Oval Room in the Frick Collection

Thursday, April 25, 2013
"Licit Money: Spatial Networks of Banks in Late Medieval and Renaissance Italy"

Speaker: Lauren Jacobi, Visiting Professor; Dartmouth College Department of Art History
Organized by: New York University Department of Art History

Tuesday, April 30, 2013
"My pain is ever before you": The Flagellation of Christ in fifteenth-century Florence.
Speakers: Scott Nethersole, Lecturer, The Courtauld Institute of Art
Location: The Institute of Fine Arts

Wednesday, March 1, 2013
“Piero’s Landscapes”
Speakers: Scott Nethersole, Lecturer, The Courtauld Institute of Art, London
Location: The Music Room at The Frick Collection, 1 East 70th St, New York, NY

Saturday, May 18, 2013

“From Borgo San Sepolcro to the East Coast”
Speakers: Nathaniel Silver, Guest Curator, The Frick Collection
Location: The Music Room at The Frick Collection, 1 East 70th St, New York, NY

Wednesday, November 13, 2013
"Out of Darkness"
Speakers: Andrea Bayer, Curator, Department of European Paintings, Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Michael Gallagher, Sherman Fairchild Conservator in Charge, Department of Paintings Conservation, Metropolitan Museum  of Art
Location: Bonnie J. Sacerdote Lecture Hall, Uris Center for Education, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Thursday, December 19, 2013
"Leonardo the Artist-Scientist and His Notebooks"

Speaker: Carmen C. Bambach, Curator, Department of Drawings and Prints, Metropolitan Museum of Art
Location: The Morgan Library & Museum

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