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CANCELED - Weintz Art Lecture Series: Nicola Suthor

Monday, May 4, 2020 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Oshman Hall, McMurtry Building


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The Department of Art & Art History's J. Fred Weintz and Rosemary Weintz Art Lecture Series presents Nicola Suthor, professor of art history at Yale University. 

Nicola Suthor teaches Northern and Southern Baroque art, in particular painting and sculpture. She looks into the periods of the Renaissance and the Enlightenment for a deeper understanding of the 17th century. Her art historical approach deals with ancient as well contemporary aesthetics and art theories as theoretical framework. Her research is an effort to understand how thinking about art comes to grips with thinking in art. In conjunction with an analysis of an array of painting practices, she has carried out a series of critical readings in the art-writing of the 17th and 18th centuries, a literature that shows an astounding—and to a certain extent forgotten—sensitivity for painterly phenomena. Before joining Yale in 2015, she tought art history at the universities of Berlin (2012-14), Bern (2007-09), Hamburg (2011), Heidelberg (2009-11), and Stanford (2006). In 2011 she was visiting member of the Institute of Advanced Studies in Princeton. In 2012 she received the Jacob Burckhardt-Price of the Max Planck Institut in Florence.

More details to come.

This lecture series is made possible by a generous grant from Fred Weintz and Rosemary Weintz.

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