Thursday, November 09, 2006

Distinguished National Gallery Of Art Lecture Series On 'Really Old Masters: Age, Infirmity, and Reinvention' Opens Sunday

The Fifty-fifth A. W. Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts 2006
Really Old Masters: Age, Infirmity, and Reinvention

Simon Schama University Professor, department of art history and archaeology, Columbia University

November–December, 2006
East Building Auditorium
Lecture Guidelines

Lectures are held in the East Building Auditorium (eba) at 2:00 p.m. Lectures are free and open to the public. Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration is not required.

November 12
To Start with: Finito?

November 19
The Elixir? Jacques-Louis David and Revolutionary Rejuvenation; Goya and Infirmity

December 3
Indistinct Vision: Turner and Monet

December 10
Picasso and Matisse: The Endgames of the Avant-Garde

December 17
Losing It: The Case of Willem de Kooning


A.W. Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts

The A. W. Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts were established by the National Gallery of Art's Board of Trustees in 1949 "to bring to the people of the United States the results of the best contemporary thought and scholarship bearing upon the subject of the Fine Arts."

Willem de Kooning, Woman and Bicycle, 1952-53

Image credit: (c) Willem de Kooning via the University of Southern California. With thanks.


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