Giles Knox of the Henry Radford Hope School of Fine Arts, Department of the History of Art, Indiana University, Bloomington, will deliver the spring 2012 Norman L. and Roselea J. Goldberg Lecture on Thursday, February 16, 4:10 pm, in 203 Cohen Hall on the Peabody campus. The topic is “Paragone and the Hand of the Artist: Velázquez, Rembrandt, Vermeer.”
His research interests include Southern European art of the 15th to 17th centuries; art and the Counter Reformation; the civic politics of religious art; and Velázquez and Italian art theory. His book, The Late Paintings of Velázquez: Theorizing Painterly Performance, was published in 2009 (Ashgate Publishing).
The lecture is free and open to the public. Metered parking is available in front of Cohen Hall by the 21st Avenue South entrance or on 18th Avenue South on the eastern edge of Peabody campus.