Reframing the Renaissance: Offering of the Angels in Context
Free to members or $5 for non-members per lecture. Seating is limited and on a first come, first served basis.
Sponsored by the Telfair Academy Guild.
Brush up on art history with this four-session introduction to Italian Renaissance art, offered prior to the opening of the Uffizi exhibition. Taught by art history professors from the Savannah College of Art and Design, the series will provide context for understanding of the work in the Uffizi exhibition and chart the development of art in Renaissance Italy. The lecturers are faculty and friends of Art History at SCAD-Savannah. The department is the largest group of full-time, full professors teaching art history in the United States.
LIVIO MEHUS (1627 – 1691); The Annunciation, 1670s; Oil on canvas; 78 x 69 cm; Collection of Uffizi Gallery, Florence