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THE NORMAN L. AND ROSELEA J. GOLDBERG LECTURES IN ART HISTORY

 

Our next lecture in the Goldberg series will take place on Thursday, March 23rd, 2017 at 4:10 in The Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center.


GOLDBERG LECTURERS

Support for our annual art history speakers comes from the estate of Dr. and Mrs. Norman Goldberg. Dr. Goldberg had a lifelong interest in British landscape painting and was author of John Crome the Elder. A number of prominent art historians have participated in the Goldberg Lectures since their inception in 2001. Past speakers include the following:

2017
Stanley Abe , "Duplication in Chinese Sculpture"

2016
John Ott , "Hale Woodruff's Antiprimitivist History of Global Art"
D. Fairchild Ruggles, "Beyond Vision: Embodied Senses in Islamic Gardens"
Margaret M. Miles, " Transferred Temples and Augustan Renewal in Athens"

2015
Brian Daniels, "Protecting Cultural Heritage in Syria and Iraq:  Lessons Learned in the Present Crisis"
William E. Wallace, "Drawing a Life of Michelangelo"

2014
S. Hollis Clayson, "Confinement and Absorption: Pierre-Auguste Renoir's and Edvard Munch's Paris Threshold Pictures"
Robert G. Ousterhout, "The Life and Afterlife of Constantine's Column"
Patricia Leighten, "The Secret Life of Henri Cartier-Bresson"
Michael Leja, "Cubism in Bondage:  Morgan Russells' Synchronism"

2013
Amy McNair, “Heroic Abandon: The 1300-Year Life of Yan Zhenqing’s Imperial Commissioner Liu Letter"
Andrew Graciano, "Joseph Wright’s Academy by Lamplight (1769) in Context"
Huey Copeland, "Relative Fictions, or, Incidents in the Life of Modernism"
Peter Parshall, "The Concept of Aesthetic Disinterest: G.B. Piranesi and the Lisbon Earthquake of 1755"

2012
Julia K. Murray, "The Cult of Confucius and the Shrine of His Robe and Cap"
Robert Storr, "The Work of Carrie Mae Weems"
Giles Knox, "Paragone and the Hand of the Artist: Velázquez, Rembrandt, Vermeer"
Dorothy Johnson, "Elective Affinities: Romantic Art and the Natural Sciences from Girodet to David d'Angers”

2011
Padma Kaimal, "Many Paths to the Divine: The Dynamics of Vision in a Hindu Temple"
Eugene Wang, "What Did It Mean to Be Moon-Struck in Early 20th Century China? Changes in Visual Media in
a Radical Age"

2010
Helen C. Evans, "Byzantium, an American Perspective (1874-Today)"
Barbara Barletta, "The Temple of Athena at Sounion: An Ionic Temple in Attica"
Michael Hatt, "Cowboy Republicanism: Frederic Remington, Sculpture, and Political Culture"

2009
Anne Dunlop, "Gold, Earth, and Stones: Pigments and the Imagined World in Early Italian Painting"
Mary D. Sheriff, "The Dislocations of Jean-Etienne Liotard, Called the Turkish Painter"

2008
Wendy Wassyng Roworth, "Collecting for Profit and Pleasure: Angelica Kauffman as an Artist-Collector in
Eighteenth-Century Rome"
Maurie McInnis, "Remembering and Remaking: Virginia's Washington Monument"

2007
Larry Silver, "Rembrandt’s Faith"
Marsha Haufler, "Sino-Tibetan Tangkas for the Ming Court"

2006
Richard T. Neer, "Wonder, Radiance & the Classical Style in Greek Sculpture"
Robert Bagley, "An Underground Palace in Ancient China: The Tomb of Marquis Yi of Zeng"

2005
Jonathan M. Reynolds, "From Pilgrimage Site to Architectural Monument: Photography and a Modernist
Reinterpretation of Ise Shrine"
Sarah Burns, "Virgins in the Wilderness: Winslow Homer’s Ambiguously New Women"

2004
Annemarie Weyl-Carr, "Crusader Cyprus: Forms of Convergence in a Complex Land"
John Beldon Scott, "The Shroud of Turin as Visual Culture"

2003
Barbara Stafford, "Artificial Intensity: Images, Instruments, and the Technology of Amplification"
Christopher Johns, "Women Artists and Ancien Régime Academies: The Curious Case of Rosalba Carriera"

2002
Timothy Barringer, "Languages of Labour in Victorian Art and Criticism"
Susan Huntington, "The Early Buddhist Art of India and the Emperor’s New Clothes"

2001
John Clarke, "Visual Representations: Sexual Cultures and Viewers in Ancient Rome"
Alan Wallach, "Thomas Cole and the Railroad"

 

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