Spotlight Tour: Origins and Impacts of Color, with Erik Zou ’24

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Harvard Art Museums

A young man in a campus yard gestures toward a painting that appears to float. It shows a woman draped in blue and red holding a baby.

Erik Zou will discuss the material nature of color and examine the role of color in three different artworks.

No application or registration needed.

Cost

This Evento is free!

Please check in with museum staff at the Admissions desk in the Calderwood Courtyard to request to join the tour. Tours are limited to 18 people and are available on a first-come, first-served basis; no registration is required.

Localização

  • In-person only.

Harvard Art Museums
32 Quincy
Cambridge, MA 02138
Estados Unidos

Neighborhood

Neighborhood 9

Dates and Times

.: domingo, Abril 21, 11AM – 11:50AM.

Additional information

On this tour, Erik Zou ’24 will discuss the material nature of color in art, referencing the museums’ Forbes Pigment Collection, and the role of color in three different works: Sandro Botticelli’s painting The Virgin and Child (c. 1490); a porcelain jar decorated with two dragons from Jingdezhen, China (Ming dynasty, late 16th–early 17th century); and Claude Monet’s painting The Gare Saint-Lazare: Arrival of a Train (1877).

A young man in a campus yard gestures toward a painting that appears to float. It shows a woman draped in blue and red holding a baby.

.: domingo, Abril 21, 11AM – 11:50AM.

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Last updated Abril 15, 2024.