Pace Presents Hosts FRANCE'S FASCINATING ART Lecture Series, Now thru 10/30
Wednesdays in October 2013, Pace Presents Art History Alive with DR. JANETTA REBOLD BENTON, France's Fascinating Art: From the Great Medieval Cathedrals to Post-Impressionism at The Michael SchimMel Center for the Arts.
Doors at 10:00am, Talks begin at 11:00am
Tickets - $25 per lecture or full series for $80
France is unequaled for its range of artistic styles and accomplishment and always with unparalleled French elegance and sophistication. Travel vicariously through the ages with acclaimed scholar Dr. Janetta Rebold Benton as these richly illustrated lectures examine the highpoints of architecture, sculpture, painting, and decorative arts in France, from the late Middle Ages through Post-Impressionism (approximately 1000-1900).
The conversation continues with a group lunch with the Lecturer following each talk for only $25. Limited space available. To purchase a series or lunch with the Lecturer, please call the Michael SchimMel Center for the Arts box office at 212-346-1715.
Wednesday, October 9 2013
The Middle Ages
Romanesque and Gothic cathedrals, sculpture, and staiNed Glass. Romanesque, monsters, morals, and building methods from Autun to Vezelay. Gothic soaring cathedrals--Notre-Dame-de-Paris, Chartres, and Beauvais, too skeletal to avoid collapse.
Wednesday, October 16 2013
Renaissance and Baroque
Chateaux of the Loire Valley; Poussin, Louis XIV at Versailles. Join Renaissance and Baroque French royalty and enjoy life in the splendid chateaux and gardens of Chambord, Chenonceau, Versailles, and elsewhere.
Wednesday, October 23 2013
Rococo, Neoclassicism, Romanticism, & Realism