Lecture Tour of the Italian Art at the Cleveland Museum of Art by Rocky Ruggiero, Ph.D.
After sold-out lectures at the Metropolitan Museum in New York, the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, the MFA in Boston and the Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth TX, join Dr. Rocky Ruggiero for an in-depth analysis of the great Italian Renaissance art treasures in the Cleveland Art Museum collection.
We shall examine works dating from the 14th through the 17th centuries by masters such as Botticelli, Filippino Lippi, Andrea del Sarto and El Greco.
Particular emphasis will be given to one of the few paintings by Caravaggio in the United States – his 17th-century Crucifixion.
What guests can expect:
- To thoroughly understand the importance of the Italian art in the Cleveland Museum of Art collection
- To enjoy a “hands on” approach to the works of art
- To develop an ability to interact in a personal and intimate manner with the works of art discussed
“This is a private program, neither affiliated with nor endorsed by the Cleveland Museum of Art. For information about the Cleveland Museum of Art please see: http://www.clevelandart.org