Art Department

Stephen E. Ostrow Distinguished Visitors

Patricia Fortini Brown
Venice Outside Venice: Toward a Cultural Geography of the Venetian Empire
November 1, 2010

ostrow imageThe Stephen E. Ostrow Distinguished Visitor in the Visual Arts Series brought Patricia Fortini Brown to the college to present a lecture on the creation of Venetian identity through art and architecture from the Italian mainland to the islands of the Mediterranean. Patricia Fortini Brown is Professor Emeritus of Art and Archaeology at Princeton University and specializes in the art of Renaissance Venice. Her books include Venetian Narrative Painting in the Age of Carpaccio (1988); Venice & Antiquity: The Venetian Sense of the Past (1996); and Private Lives in Renaissance Venice: Art, Architecture, and the Family (2004). 7 p.m., Monday, November 1, in Vollum lecture hall.

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