Blessed and Beautiful: Picturing the Saints in Italian Renaissance Art

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Blessed and Beautiful: Picturing the Saints in Italian Renaissance Art

Date and Time

Tuesday, March 20, 2012 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Location

Institute for Peace & Justice Theatre

5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, CA 92110

Cost

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Details

Join us as Robert Kiely, PhD, a distinguished scholar of modernist literature and a historian and critic of exceptional sensibility, discusses his latest book, Blessed and Beautiful: Picturing the Saints. This book offers a powerful and searching meditation on the lives of the saints and the images of them painted by Renaissance artists in Italy. The talk will be an aesthetic experience in multiple ways, featuring images of the amazing works of art in question.

Free and open to the public -- please RSVP to cctc@sandiego.edu or (619) 260-7936

 

Post Contact

Justine Gonzales
justineg@sandiego.edu
(619) 260-7936