Leatrice Mendelson to Speak at the Clark May 9

For Immediate Release

May 02, 2000

Spring 2000 Clark Fellow Leatrice Mendelsohn will give the lecture "Configuring Poses in Mannerist Paintings and the Meaning of 'Style'" at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute on Tuesday, May 9, at 5:00 p.m. Admission is free, and a reception will follow.

An independent scholar, Mendelsohn is using her time as Clark Fellow to work on her forthcoming book "Signifying Style: Meaning and Practice in the Italian Mannerist Workshop."

Mendelsohn received her Ph.D. in art history from the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University. She has taught at the State University of New York, New Paltz, Union College in Schenectady, and McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. Her other fellowships and awards include the United University Professions Award for Travel, the Folger Shakespeare Library Research Fellowship, and a grant from the American Philosophical Society.

The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute is located at 225 South Street in Williamstown, Massachusetts.  The galleries are open Tuesday through Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Admission is free through May.  For more information call 413-458-2303 or visit www.clarkart.edu.

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