Talk: The Renaissance Nude and its Alternatives
02/24/2019, 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art | Free map
Sherry C.M. Lindquist, Dorothy Kayser Hohenberg Chair of Excellence in Art History, University of Memphis, 2017-19, and Associate Professor of Art History at Western Illinois University, will consider how the idealized Renaissance nude shapes notions about power and identity and examine oft-neglected works by fifteenth-century artists who used alternative approaches to explore what it means to be embodied. The talk will be followed by a reception at 3 p.m.
Follower of Hieronymus Bosch, Netherlandish, ca. 1450-1516, Figures in Hell, 1450-1516, Oil on panel, Gift of Thomas Morgan Roberts in memory of his parents Emily Allen Roberts and James Thomas Roberts 2012.26.13