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Heaven and Earth: Art of Byzantium from Greek Collections. National Gallery Lecture Programs

February 27 / 3:30 pm / West Building Lecture Hall

“Fair Greece, Sad Relic”: How Did Byzantium Reform Classical Greek Art?

Robin Cormack, professor emeritus of art history, Courtauld Institute of Art,

University of London. This program is coordinated with and supported by

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection.

February 28 / 2:00 – 5:00 pm / West Building Lecture Hall

Public Symposium

Ways of Seeing Byzantium

2:00

Welcome

Faya Causey, head of academic programs, National Gallery of Art

2:05 – 2:30

Ways of Seeing Byzantium, an Introduction

William Tronzo, visiting faculty, University of California, San Diego

2:30 – 3:05

The Byzantine Icon in the Expanded Field

Bissera Pentcheva, associate professor of art and art history,

Stanford University

3:05 – 3:20 Break

3:20 – 3:55

Heaven in Earth: Exhibiting the Metaphysics of Matter

Glenn Peers, professor of art and art history, University of Texas, Austin

3:55 – 4:30

Beautiful Bodies: Personal Adornment and Byzantine Aesthetics, Then and Now

Alicia Walker, assistant professor of the history of art, Bryn Mawr College

4:30 – 5:00 Q&A Session

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