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Art History Guest Lecture Series - Erudition, Salvation and Corporate Identity in Professor Tombs of the Italian Renaissance

Date:
February 06, 2020
Time:
06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Category:
Fine Arts
Location:
Dishman Art Museum Lecture Hall
Details:

The Department of Art & Design presents Jill Carrington, professor of art history at Stephen F. Austin University for the Art History Guest Lecture Series: Erudition, Salvation and Corporate Identity in Professor Tombs of the Italian Renaissance. This presentation will include information about the thousands of floor slabs and wall plaques that commemorated the deceased during the Renaissance, including 42 sculpted tombs were made for professors who taught at the University of Padua for the two centuries between the mid 1300s and mid 1500s. 

Jill Carrington is professor of Art History at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches. She received her B.A. from Pomona College in Claremont, CA and her Ph.D from Syracuse University. Her area of specialization is art in Renaissance Italy.  She teaches advanced courses in the art of ancient Greece and Rome, the Italian Renaissance, Renaissance in Northern Europe, the Baroque in Europe, and the history of the human body. She is passionate about seeing art in person and wants to foster in students that love and intimacy with art.

A reception will be held prior at 5:30 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public.


Contact:
Department of Art & Design
409-880-8141

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