April 23, 6 pm
Docent Memorial Lecture: Caravaggio and the Caravaggesque Movement
Keith Christiansen, John Pope-Hennessy Chairman of European Paintings, Metropolitan Museum of Art, will discuss the revolution that Caravaggio led in painting by rethinking the nature of art and its communicative power, as well as the limitations Caravaggio faced that future generations attempted to break through. Exhibition viewing and reception with wine for purchase 5–6 pm.
The Docent Memorial Lecture is sponsored by the Docent Council of the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art.