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17th Century: The Counter-Reformation & Baroque Art

October 19, 2022 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

$20
Location:
Auditorium
Join us for our tenth art history lecture taught by Professor Rebecca Howard.

Lesson description: In this lecture, we will discuss drastic social and political changes that led to major artistic movements of the western world. Learn about the opulence under the rule of Louis XIV in France and the Rococo, as well as the French Revolution and the artwork of Jacques-Louis David in the Neoclassical period. We will also consider the rise and fall of Napoleon and the devastation of the Napoleonic Wars.

Lectures will be taught in the education studio at the Brooks Museum of Art. Limited seating available with tickets for $20 or free for our Brooks Docents. More information on becoming a docent available here.

Credit Line: Bartolomeo Manfredi, ‘Ecce Homo’, oil on canvas. 1612. Memphis Brooks Museum of Art purchase.

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Date:
October 19, 2022
Time:
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Cost:
$20
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Website:
https://www.brooksmuseum.org/event/17th-century-the-counter-reformation-baroque-art

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Brooks Museum of Art
Phone:
901-544-6200
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Venue

Brooks Museum of Art
1934 Poplar Ave.
Memphis, TN 38104 United States
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901-544-6200
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