Emerging Scholars Symposium Keynote Lecture: Paul Barolsky
Paul Barolsky will deliver the keynote lecture entitled “Art, Love and Marriage in the Italian Renaissance” for the 2019 Emerging Scholars Symposium. Barolsky’s talk will deal with art historical description, interpretation, rhetoric, aesthetics, beauty, subjectivity, form, playfulness, pleasure and fun. Barolsky is Commonwealth Professor Emeritus of the History of Art at the University of Virginia, where he taught the history of Renaissance art and literature for 47 years. He is the author of numerous books, most recently “A Brief History of the Artist from God to Picasso” (2010) and "Ovid and the Metamorphoses of Modern Art from Botticelli to Picasso” (2014). Presented in collaboration with the Association of Graduate Art Students and sponsored by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation.