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"Pieter Coecke van Aelst and the Art of Designing Tapestries in Early Modern Europe"

  • 10/22/2014 | 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
  • Location: Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium
  • Event Type: Lecture

"Pieter Coecke van Aelst and the Art of Designing Tapestries in Early Modern Europe"Elizabeth Cleland is the curator of the Metropolitan Museum's upcoming exhibition Grand Design: Pieter Coecke van Aelst and Renaissance Tapestry. Cleland speaks about this major figure of the Northern Renaissance who designed tapestries for the royal courts of Europe. The tapestries on view at the Museum are based on drawings by this Flemish master. Presented in conjunction with Weaving the Myth of Psyche: Tapestries from the Wadsworth Atheneum.

RSVPs are kindly requested, but not required.  You may RSVP here: http://thepsychetapestries.eventbrite.com or contact Christine Piontek at artmuseumevents@bowdoin.edu.

Free and open to the public.

Photo:  Elizabeth Cleland