Gallery Talk: “Frames”
Wednesday 12, 12:20 PM
This gallery talk will be presented by Laurence Kanter, the Lionel Goldfrank III Curator of Early European Art, Yale University Art Gallery.
“Photography and Patients: A Conversation with Nicholas Nixon”
Friday 14, 2:30 PM
Nicholas Nixon is a a photographer whose 20 years of work with hospital patients can be found in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. Nixon’s portraits of patients reveal the rich layers of the human experience, his clarity and precision are recognized internationally within the documentary photography community. His work is featured in the Yale University Art Gallery special exhibition “First Doubt: Optical Confusion in Modern Photography.”
Nixon will be conducting a discussion of his work on Friday, November 14 from 2:30-4:00 in Yale Art Gallery’s Duffy Study Room, 4th floor. This event is open to the Yale community, but sign-up is required. To sign up, contact Ewa Lech (firstname.lastname@example.org or 785-4701).
Furniture Study Tour
Friday, 14, 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.
Gallery Talk: “Using Confusion”
Tuesday 18, 4:00 PM
This gallery talk will be presented by Philip Pisciotta, photographer and lecturer, Yale School of Art. This gallery talk is in conjunction with the exhibition “First Doubt: Optical Confusion in Modern Photography.”
Gallery Talk: “In the Footsteps of the Buddha: Buddhist Art at Yale”
Wednesday 19, 12:20 PM
This gallery talk will be presented by David Ake Sensabaugh, the Ruth and Bruce Dayton Curator of Asian Art, Yale University Art Gallery.
Andrew Carnduff Ritchie Lecture: “The Large Renaissance Print: Visual Culture and Display”
Thursday, 20, 5:30 PM
This lecture will be presented by Michael Bury, Reader Emeritus in History of Art, University of Edinburgh. His lecture coincides with the Yale University Art Gallery’s exhibition, “Grand Scale: Monumental Prints in the Age of Dürer and Titian.”
PLUS!! Guided tours by gallery guides and museum docents. Please visit our online calendar at http://artgallery.yale.edu for details.
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