- Fri., December 7, 2018, 5:30 pm
This presentation explores paintings of Muhammad produced in Persian and Turkish lands from the 1300s to the modern day. Ranging from veristic to abstract, these images represent Muhammad’s individual traits, primordial luminosity, and veiled essence.
- Wed., December 12, 2018, 6:00 pm
Speakers: Elina Gertsman and Barbara Rosenwein
- Tue., November 13, 2018, 12:00 pm
- Tue., January 15, 2019, 12:00 pm
Tuesday, November 13, 12:00 pm to 12:45 pm
Tuesday, January 15, 12:00 pm to 12:45 pm
- Wed., November 28, 2018, 6:00 pm
- Wed., January 16, 2019, 6:00 pm
These sessions offer a guided look at a work of art to mine for richer meaning, explore ideas, and discover overlooked details.
- Sat., February 16, 2019, 2:00 pm
Carmen Winant is a writer and visual artist who explores representations of women through collage, mixed media, and installation. She is the Roy Lichtenstein Chair of Studio Art at Ohio State University.
- Sun., April 14, 2019, 2:00 pm
The spectacular Buddhist caves of Dunhuang, on the Silk Road in the Gobi Desert in northwest China, are a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This lecture presents the sites’ sculptures and wall paintings, among the finest and earliest examples of Buddhist art in China.
Speaker: Mimi Gardner Gates, Director Emerita, Seattle Art Museum