Images of the Witch in European Art

Code: AA61030

Dates: November 2, 2019

Meets: 10:30 AM to 12 N

Sessions: 1

Course Fee: $42.00

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NEW Though female artists were not common in her day, Artemisia Gentileschi has long been recognized as one of Caravaggio's most talented followers. With her biography including rape by a fellow artist followed by a well-documented trial, she has been the subject of novels, drama and film. Gentileschi is known today for her powerful images of women from religion, mythology, and ancient history. This illustrated lecture will explore a selection of Gentileschi's paintings.
Fee: $42.00

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Carolyn Muir

Carolyn Muir received her PhD from the University of Manchester (UK) and taught European art history for 34 years as an Associate Professor in the Department of Fine Arts at the University of Hong Kong. Honored by her university with an award for teaching excellence, she has also published numerous articles and a book on aspects of Renaissance and Baroque art. Having recently retired and relocated to the Main Line, she is excited about shifting her focus to teaching adults at MLSN.


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