This Week @ YUAG

Take a new look at the exhibition “First Doubt: Optical Confusion in Modern Photography” by attending one of this week’s gallery talks

Gallery Talk: “The Troubled Eye: A Conversation”

Tuesday 14, 4:00 PM

This gallery talk will be presented by Richard Benson, professor and former Dean, Yale School of Art; Allan Chasanoff, collector; and Joshua Chuang, Assistant Curator of Photographs. This gallery talk is in conjunction with the exhibition “First Doubt: Optical Confusion in Modern Photography.”

Gallery Talk: “Reassessing Renoir”

Wednesday 15, 12:20 PM

This gallery talk will be presented by Susan Greenberg Fisher, the Horace W. Goldsmith Associate Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, Yale University Art Gallery.

Lecture: “Magical Nominalism: Photography and the Reenchantment of the World”

Thursday 16, 12:20 PM

This lecture will be presented by Martin Jay, the Sidney Hellman Ehrman Professor of History, University of California, Berkeley. This lecture is in conjunction with the exhibition “First Doubt: Optical Confusion in Modern Photography.”

Furniture Study Tour

Friday, 17

12:00-1:00 PM

The American Decorative Arts Furniture Study is a working library of American furniture and wooden objects, housing approximately one thousand works from the Gallery’s collection. Ranging from the seventeenth to the twenty-first century, this selection of chests, tables, chairs, desks, clocks, cupboards, looking glasses, and woodturnings highlights important stylistic developments in American craftsmanship and design.

Weekly tours of the Furniture Study will be given by curators from the Department of American Decorative Arts. No advanced registration required, but space is limited. Meet at the information desk at the Yale University Art Gallery.

Angles on Art: Gallery Tours by Undergraduates

Friday 17, 3:00 PM
“Modern Art and the Modern Portrait”
Sarah Naftallis, TC ’09

Saturday 18, 3:00 PM
“Imagining the Buddha”
Spencer Hayden, PC ’09

Sunday 19, 3:00 PM
“Art vs. Artifact”
Elizabeth Cronson, SY ’09

Sunday 19, 4:30 PM
“The Life of the Painting: Italian Art from 1200 to 1600”
Diana Mellon, CC’09

Masterpiece Tours: Guided Tours by Museum Docents

Saturday 18, 1:30 PM
Sunday 19, 1:30 PM

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Free and open to the public.
1111 Chapel Street (at York Street), 203.432.0600
http://artgallery.yale.edu

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