Shimmer and Surfeit: Gold from Gothic Italy to Cattelan’s America

                        Maurizio Cattelan's 'America', as installed at Blenheim before being stolen

Thursday, February 20 at 5:30 pm

List Art Building, room 110

Professor Anne Dunlop is the Herald Chair of Fine Arts in the Department of Art History, Curatorship, Arts & Culture at the University of Melbourne. She is the author of Andrea del Castagno and the Limits of Painting (2015),  Painted Palaces: The Rise of Secular Art in Early Renaissance Italy (2009) and several edited volumes, among them Antipodean Early Modern: European Art in Australian Collectionsc. 1200-1600, (2018), and with Christy Anderson and Pamela H. Smith, co-editor of The Matter of Art: Materials, Technologies, Cultural Logics, 1250-1650 (2014).  Her current research focuses on artistic contact and trade in materials between Italy and Mongol Eurasia.

Her lecture is part of the year-long series in HIAA On Speculation.

Professor Dunlop will also present an Italian Studies Colloquia on February 21 at noon at 190 Hope Street, Room 102.

The series is co-sponsored by the Center for the Study of the Early Modern World and the Department of the History of Art and Architecture’s Margerie Cutler, Joseph Edinburgh, and Kenneth List funds. Additional support comes from the C.V. Starr Foundation Lectureship Fund.


Detail of Gentile's Coronation of the Virgin, Getty