Judith Wechsler is an art historian primarily of 19th century French art, who has engaged in inter- disciplinary studies: the intersection of art and theater, art and film, caricature and physiognomy, art and science. She has written and directed 27 films on art, informed by her scholarship.
TUESDAY, APRIL 12, 2016
Aby Warburg: Metamorphosis and Memory
Aby Warburg (1866–1929) was an innovative and influential art historian whose interests ranged from the Italian Renaissance to Hopi ritual dances, from frescoes to postage stamps.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13, 2016
The Passages of Walter Benjamin
Walter Benjamin’s Arcades Project, a monumental study of 19th century Paris, is the focus of this one hour documentary.
RAUSCH AUDITORIUM, MCINTYRE HALL, ROOM 003 5–7 P.M.
Residency sponsored by Catharine Gould Chism Fund for the Humanities and the Arts and Department of Religion