Moche Prisoner Vessel, 100–750 AD., pigment and clay, Museo de America, Madrid, inv. 1425

The Global Nude in the Pre-Modern World, 1400–1700


Museum Lecture Hall

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Leading international scholars discuss the varied attitudes toward the the depiction, significance, and reception of the unclothed body in West African, Persian, Japanese, South Asian, Mayan, and Inca cultures. This conference expands upon and complements the exhibition The Renaissance Nude, which explores the artistic and cultural factors that led to the rise of naturalistically represented nudes in Italy, France, Germany, and the Netherlands from 1400–1530.

Also of interest on January 12th:
Renaissance Nudes and the Power of Looking

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