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Brian Rose Lecture – Feb. 28 – “Museums, Archaeology and War”

Date posted: February 17th, 2018

Brian Rose will be giving a lecture on “Museums, Archaeology and War,” on Feb. 28 at 5:30 in the Cleveland Museum of Art. The lecture is free, but registration is required. Tickets are available on the Museum’s Calendar page.

Save the date! October 17, 2018: Julius Fund Lecture in Medieval Art by Marc Michael Epstein, Vassar College

Date posted: February 7th, 2018

The Subversive Afterlife of Images: Implied, Ensuing Action in Medieval Jewish Visual Culture
In any given work of art, the view of the object at rest is a snapshot of the extant state of theological and political affairs surrounding a given image. …Read more.

Professor Scallen Presents “Wilhelm Valentiner and Joseph Duveen: Expertise and Art Market Connections” at Getty Research Institute

Date posted: January 28th, 2018

Professor Catherine Scallen presented a paper, “Wilhelm Valentiner and Joseph Duveen: Expertise and Art Market Connections” at the two-day symposium, “Art Dealers, America, and the International Art Market, 1880–1930” held at the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles, January 18-19, 2018.

Elina Gertsman’s Worlds Within Awarded 2018 Gould Book Prize from Medieval Academy

Date posted: January 23rd, 2018

Prof. Gertsman has been awarded the Medieval Academy’s inaugural Karen Gould Prize in Art History for Worlds Within: Opening the Medieval Shrine Madonna (University Park: Penn State Press, 2015). …Read more.

Sarah Bond has written a Blog Post on Elizabeth Bolman’s Red Monastery Project in Forbes Magazine

Date posted: January 21st, 2018

Sarah Bond, Assistant Professor of Classics at the University of Iowa has written a Blog Post on Elizabeth Bolman’s Red Monastery Project, in Forbes Magazine.

A Sneak Peek at Prof. Elina Gertsman’s The Middle Ages in 50 Images

Date posted: January 21st, 2018

Now in production and due out this May, Professor Gertsman’s new book, co-authored with one of the field’s foremost historians, Barbara H. Rosenwein, weaves its narrative through the extraordinary array of medieval objects in the collections of the Cleveland Museum of Art. …Read more.

The Digital Red Monastery Church Receives 2018 Medieval Academy Prize

Date posted: January 16th, 2018

“The Digital Red Monastery Church: Open Access for Scholars and the Public, for Research and Teaching” receives the 2018 Medieval Academy Digital Humanities and Multimedia Studies Prize (Principal Investigator, Elizabeth S. …Read more.

Erin Benay’s Exporting Caravaggio: The Crucifixion of Saint Andrew in CMA Bookstore

Date posted: January 15th, 2018

The Crucifixion of Saint Andrew (1606–1607), in the Cleveland Museum of Art, marks a crucial turning point in the life and artistic development of Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571–1610). …Read more.

Thomas Hart Benton, Jackson Pollock and the Secrets of El Greco

Date posted: January 14th, 2018

This 2018 Baker-Nord Distinguished Faculty Lecture entitled “Thomas Benton, Jackson Pollock and the Secrets of El Greco” is led by Henry Adams. Come join us on Wednesday February 7, 2018 in the Tinkham Veale University Center Ballroom A. Free and open to the public.

Professor Gertsman’s and Mr. Fliegel’s Myth and Mystique Catalogue Receives a Glowing Review

Date posted: December 2nd, 2017

The review provides a powerful endorsement of the kind of academic and curatorial collaboration exemplified by Professor Gertsman course, “Piety and Leisure in Late Medieval Europe.” This was the first graduate seminar of its kind, made possible by the Mellon foundation, which was based on the extraordinary collection of medieval art at the CMA and featured object studies by Stephen Fliegel, the Robert P. …Read more.

Julius Fund Lecture in Ancient Art at the Maltz Performing Arts Center

Date posted: December 2nd, 2017

On November 14, Prof. Steven Fine discussed the way Arch of Titus was seen and interpreted throughout history, from the Roman period to the present day. Dr. Fine’s ongoing exhibition at Yeshiva University features a true-to-life replica of the Spoils of Jerusalem relief from the Arch, made thanks to the three-dimensional and polychrome scanning done as part of the YU’s Arch of Titus Project in 2012.

Julius Fund Lecture in Renaissance Art

Date posted: October 24th, 2017

Paula Findlen, Ubaldo Pierotti Professor of Italian History and Director of the Science, Technology and Society Program at Stanford University will present “Leonardo’s Legacy: The Artist as Scientist in Seventeenth-Century Italy. Wednesday, November 8, 5:00pm, Cleveland Museum of Art Recital Hall. Free and open to the public; reception to follow.

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