RELATED EVENTS

In conjunction with Eye to Eye: European Portraits 1450–1850, the Clark is offering a number of public lectures and programs related to the exhibition. All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

For more information about these events, call 413 458 0524 or visit the calendar of events.

Gallery Talk:
Eye to Eye: European Portraits 1450–1850

Members Only
January 26, 2011 at 9:30 am
Enjoy a members-only tour of Eye to Eye: European Portraits 1450–1850 with Kathleen Morris, the Sylvia and Leonard Marx Director of Collections and Exhibitions and Curator of Decorative Arts. Space is limited; reservations are required. To register for this event, please call 413 458 0585.

Public Lecture:
Eye to Eye: European Portraits 1450–1850:
An Introduction

Sunday, January 30 at 3:00 pm
David Ekserdjian, professor of art history, University of Leicester, England, introduces the Eye to Eye: European Portraits 1450–1850 exhibition.

Winter Party

Saturday, February 19 at 6:30 pm
Celebrate Eye to Eye: European Portraits 1450–1850 with a special Renaissance-themed evening featuring music, entertainment, wine, and hors d'oeuvres—and a chance to see this extraordinary exhibition.
$50 ($40 per member).
Purchase tickets online or call 413 458 0524.

Public Lecture:
Eye to Eye: European Portraits 1450–1850:
Discoveries and Mysteries

Sunday, February 20 at 3:00 pm
Kathleen Morris and Richard Rand, the curators and catalogue authors of Eye to Eye: European Portraits 1450–1850, will explore works that reveal fascinating and intriguing stories about artistic attribution, the identity of portrait sitters, and the historical circumstances surrounding the creative process of portraiture from the Renaissance to the early nineteenth century.

Gallery Talk:
Eye to Eye: European Portraits 1450–1850

Members Only
Tuesday, March 22 at 9:30 am
Enjoy a members-only tour of Eye to Eye: European Portraits 1450–1850 with Richard Rand, the Robert and Martha Berman Lipp Senior Curator and Curator of Paintings and Sculpture.
Space is limited; reservations are required.
To register for this event, please call 413 458 0585.

Public Lecture:
Candid Fictions: Process and Perception in Italian Renaissance Portraiture

Sunday, March 27 at 3:00 pm
Dennis Geronimus, Associate Professor in the Department of Art History at New York University, will investigate fascinating portraits from the Eye to Eye: European Portraits 1450–1850 exhibition.

Drawn to Portraits Film Series

This free film series delves into the mysteries of the portrait.

  • The Picture of Dorian Gray
    Saturday, March 5 at 2:00 pm
    Albert Lewin’s adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s classic novella earned an Academy Award for cinematography for its stunning late-Victorian atmosphere.
     
  • Laura
    Saturday, March 12 at 2:00 pm
    Dana Andrews is a detective who becomes obsessed with a woman’s portrait as he tries to unravel the mystery of her death.
     
  • Portrait of Jennie
    Saturday, March 26 at 2:00 pm
    Joseph Cotten plays a painter who glimpses his dream girl in Central Park and is consumed with the desire to paint her portrait.
     
  • Vertigo
    Saturday, April 2 at 2:00 pm
    This Alfred Hitchcock classic is considered one of the greatest films of all time. James Stewart plays a detective who becomes obsessed with Kim Novak.

 

Lucas Cranach the Elder (German, 1472–1553), Portrait of a Young Woman Holding Grapes and Apples, 1528. Oil on panel transferred to canvas, 32 1/8 x 21 5/8 in. (81.6 x 55 cm). Private collection. Photo by Glenn Castellano