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Renaissance Events in the Metropolitan Area

2015

October

Tuesday, October 13, 6 pm-8 pm
“Dürer’s Winged Women: Nemesis and Melencolia I
Speaker: Margaret Carroll, Wellesley College
Location: Columbia University, Schermerhorn Hall, Room 612
Ticket/entry details: free, but seating is on a first-come, first-served basis
Website: http://www.columbia.edu/cu/arthistory/calendar/renaissance-consortium.html

Friday, October 16, 4pm-6pm
“A Saslow Renaissance: Seeing Sex and Gender in the Rinascimento”
Speakers: Guido Ruggiero, William Fisher, Allison Levy, James Saslow
Location: The Graduate Center, CUNY, Room C198
Ticket/entry details: free
Website: http://www.gc.cuny.edu/Page-Elements/Academics-Research-Centers-Initiatives/Certificate-Programs/Renaissance-Studies/Program-Events

November

Monday, November 2, 2015, 11am- 3pm
“Andrea del Sarto in New York”
Speakers:
Andrea Bayer and Michael Gallagher, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Aimee Ng and Xavier Salomon, The Frick Collection
Location: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Ticket/entry details: $200
Website: http://www.frick.org

Saturday, November 7, 2015, 2pm-2:30pm
“An Introduction to Andrea del Sarto: The Renaissance Workshop in Action”
Speaker: Aimee Ng, Associate Curator, The Frick Collection
Location: The Frick Collection
Ticket/entry details: free with museum admission
Website: http://www.frick.org

Thursday, November 12, 2015, 10 am
“Graduate Seminar: Italian Renaissance Drawings”
Speaker: John Marciari, Charles W. Engelhard Curator and Department Head
Location: Drawing Study Center, The Morgan Library & Museum, New York
Ticket/entry details: by application
Website: http://www.themorgan.org/drawing-institute/calendar

Tuesday, November 17, 2015, 6pm
"Poussin and the Elephant: Art, Diplomacy, Curiosity, and the Show Biz of Exotic Animals in Early Modern Europe"
Speaker:
 Louise Rice, New York University, Associate Professor of Art History
Location:  Columbia University, Schermerhorn Hall, Room 612
Ticket/ entry details:  free, but seating is on a first-come, first-served basis
Website:  http://www.columbia.edu/cu/arthistory/calendar/renaissance-consortium.html

Wednesday, November 18, 2015, 6pm
“Lively Statuary in Florence before and after Andrea del Sarto”
Speaker: Nicholas Penny, The National Gallery, London
Location: Music Room, The Frick Collection
Ticket/entry details: free, but seating is on a first-come, first-served basis
Website: http://www.frick.org

Friday, November 20, 2015, 11am-12pm
“Fashion and Virtue: Textile Patterns and the Print Revolution, 1520-1620” (exhibition tour)
Speaker: Femke Speelberg, Associate Curator, Department of Drawings and Prints
Location: Gallery 964, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Ticket/entry details: free with museum admission
Website: http://www.metmuseum.org/events/

December

Wednesday, December 9, 2015, 6pm
“A Tale of Two Artists: Andrea del Sarto and Raphael”
Speaker: Linda Wolk-Simon, University Museums, Fairfield University
Location: Music Room, The Frick Collection
Ticket/entry details: free, but seating is on a first-come, first-served basis
Website: http://www.frick.org

Archive

2014

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

October 1
“A Precious Vision of Antiquity”
Speaker: Alvar González-Palacios, art historian
Location: Music Room, The Frick Collection

October 2

"Giuliano da Sangallo, Architecture and Time" 
Speaker: Cammy Brothers, University of Virginia
Location: 612 Schermerhorn Hall, Columbia University

October 13
Discussion with Professor Lina Bolzoni (Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa)
Location: Institute of Fine Arts
Organized by: New York Renaissance Consortium

October 22
“El Greco’s Italian Period and Artistic Hybridity” 
Speaker: Andrew Casper, Assistant Professor of Art History, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
Location: Music Room, The Frick Collection

October 29
“Masterworks at the Met: Mannerism’s Perverse Beauty” (Part 1 in a 3-Part Series)
Speaker: Jerrilynn Dodds, Dean, Sarah Lawrence College
Location: The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Tuesday, November 4, 6pm
“Pictures for Scotland”
Speaker: Michael Clarke, Director, Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh
Location: Music Room, The Frick Collection

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
Location: The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Wednesday, November 5, 6:30pm
“Dürer’s Printed Passions”
Speaker: Larry Silver, Farquhar Professor of Art History, University of Pennsylvania
Location: The Museum of Biblical Art

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
Location: The Institute of Fine Arts

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
Location: The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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

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

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

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

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
Location: Music Room, The Frick Collection

Thursday, December 11, 6pm
“Reflections on World Art History”
Speaker: Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann, Frederick Marquand Professor of Art and Archaeology, Princeton University
Location: The Institute of Fine Arts

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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