Led by an expert on modern and contemporary Italian art, architecture, and design, Dr. Jennie Hirsh, this Conversation will not only explore the art of Morandi but also contextualize him within the larger history of Italian art in the first half of the twentieth century.. Designed to inform curiosity as well as future travels, participants will come away with an increased understanding of the life and work of this enigmatic painter.
About Your Expert
Jennie Hirsh (Ph.D., Bryn Mawr College) is a Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Maryland Institute College of Art. She has held postdoctoral fellowships at Princeton and Columbia Universities, as well as pre-doctoral fellowships from the Mrs. Giles Whiting Foundation, the U.S. Fulbright Commission, the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation, and the Wolfsonian FIU. Hirsh has authored essays on artists including Giorgio de Chirico, Giorgio Morandi, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Yinka Shonibare, and Regina Silveira, and is co-editor, with Isabelle Wallace, of Contemporary Art and Classical Myth (Ashgate 2011).
This conversation is suitable for all ages.
90 minutes, including a 30 minute Q&A.