Free Symposium: Stories about Venice


October 13


10:00 am - 04:30 pm

Event Category:

Cultural Event


Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University

Phone: (919) 684-5135

Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University

2001 Campus Dr

Durham, NC, United States, 27705

Please join us for a free day-long symposium, “Stories about Venice and de’ Barbari’s Marvelous ‘View’ of 1500,” to celebrate “A Portrait of Venice,” a multi-media exhibition that brings to life the city of Venice through the iconic “View,” part of “The Collection Galleries” at the Nasher Museum.

Introductory remarks by Paul B. Jaskot (Duke University) and Kristin L. Huffman (Duke University). Symposium speakers include:
Rachel McGarry (Minneapolis Institute of Art), “Locating the View of Venice in the Mysterious Life and Work of Jacopo de’ Barbari”;
Rangsook Yoon (Independent Scholar), “Jacopo de’ Barbari, a Wandering Court Artist in the North: Changing Perspectives on His Role in Northern Renaissance Art”; Giorgio Tagliaferro (University of Warwick), “The Address Book of a 1500’s Venetian Painter: Preliminary Remarks for a Possible Study on the City’s Artistic Geography”; Ludovica Galeazzo (Duke University), “The Venetian Imago Urbis: Urban Dynamics in Jacopo de’ Barbari’s View”; Blake de Maria (Santa Clara University), “Luxury Goods in Jacopo de’ Barbari’s Venice”; Saundra Weddle (Drury University), “The de’ Barbari View and Urban Patterns: Venetian Convents at the Turn of the Sixteenth Century”; Holly Hurlburt (Southern Illinois University), “Gendered Political Spaces and the de’ Barbari View”; Anna House (University of South Carolina),
“Beyond Venice: at the Margins of Jacopo de’ Barbari’s View.”

Concluding remarks by Monique O’Connell (Wake Forest University) and Kristin L. Huffman (Duke University).

This symposium is made possible by with the generous support of The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation, the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, the Wired! Lab and Visualizing Venice.

IMAGE: Photo of Kristin L. Huffman by J Caldwell.


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