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Sofonisba Anguissola: Glorious Renaissance Portrait Painter with Dr. Timea Andrea Lelik
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Through a comprehensive but accessible introduction to her oeuvre, we will explore Anguissola’s role and contribution to Western art history and how her legacy still remains strong today, especially her enormous success at inspiring women throughout history to pursue careers in the arts. While analyzing autobiographical information to better grasp the inspiration sources of this complex artist, we will proceed to an in-depth analysis of her most important works such as the portraits of her family, herself, and the Spanish royal family.
Led by an expert on Western art history and published author, Dr. Timea Andrea Lelik, this interactive seminar will explore the contribution of this great artist to Renaissance art history. Designed to inform curiosity as well as future travels, participants will come away with an increased appreciation and understanding of the works of Sofonisba Anguissola and their importance in Western art history.
Dr. Timea Andrea Lelik is an art historian, curator, and writer, based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. She holds an MA in art history from Utrecht University and a Ph.D. in art history from the University of Amsterdam. For over ten years, she has written, lectured, and published in the international field of modern and contemporary art. As a freelance curator, she organized several exhibitions in The Netherlands and abroad. Since 2016, she has served as a member of the International Association of Art Critics, AICA, The Netherlands.
This conversation is suitable for all ages.
90 minutes, including a 30 minute Q&A.