Lecture: Elisabeth Décultot

WhenMay 31, 2017 5:00 PM
WhereCochrane-Woods Art Center 157
Event Websitehttp://smartmuseum.uchicago.edu/exhibitions/classicisms/
Contact InformationSmart Museum of Art
DescriptionJoin literary historian Elisabeth Décultot for the talk “Does neoclassicism exist? History of an aesthetic concept”

This lecture explores the history of notions of classicism and neoclassicism according to several national traditions (French, English, German, Italian) and addresses the difficulty of constructing a unified classical theory of art, from the end of the 18th century to the beginning of the 20th. It is presented in conjunction with the special exhibition Classicisms at the Smart Museum of Art.

Décultot is Humboldt-Professur für neuzeitliche Schriftkultur und europäischen Wissenstransfer at Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg.

Presented by the Smart Museum of Art in collaboration with the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures.
CategoriesConferences/Lectures, Discussions, Exhibitions, Arts
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