Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas
detail: Saint John the Baptist with four Angels in a landscape by Domenico Gaggini

Italian Renaissance Sculpture Conference

November 8 – 10, 2012 | Spencer Museum of Art

This conference has been generously sponsored by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, Art Mentor Foundation Lucerne, Spencer Museum of Art, Kress Foundation Department of Art History, European Studies Program, The Commons, and Center for Global and International Studies.

The seventh quadrennial Italian Renaissance Sculpture Conference (aka: Provo/Athens) will convene at the University of Kansas 8-10 November 2012. William E. Wallace, Barbara Murphy Bryant Distinguished Professor of Art History at Washington University, will deliver a plenary lecture the evening of Thursday, 8 November, followed by a reception. Papers will be presented on Friday and Saturday 9 and 10 November. The conference coincides with the exhibition Giorgio Vasari and Court Culture in Late Renaissance Italy on view at the Spencer Museum of Art from 15 September to 9 December 2012.

The conference is free and open to the public, but registration is required.