What does art tell us about society? How can it illuminate the lives and passions of its creators and viewers? Join us this fall to explore these questions with four distinguished art historians examining eight case studies. Each lecture will feature one incredible work or series of works offering a tantalizing glimpse into the minds and hearts of the people who produced them.
“Signatures of Civilization: Part I, A Survey of Art History from the Ancient to the Medieval” begins Thursday, September 13.
Take a look at a sample of the works we will be discussing in class: