Fellows Colloquium—Encounters and Illusions

The Met's current fellows present brief papers on their research and explore common scholarly questions in panel discussions. Today's schedule is:

10:00 a.m.

Marta Becherini, Theodore Rousseau Fellow, Asian Art, "Objects of Curiosity, Vectors of Knowledge: Indian Paintings in the Early Modern European Collection"

Timothy Barringer, J. Clawson Mills Fellow, The American Wing, "The Panoramic Landscape in the Age of Empire"

Beth Saunders, Jane and Morgan Whitney Fellow, Photographs, "'A Beautiful Speculation': Giacomo Caneva in China"

Giulia Paoletti, J. Clawson Mills Fellow, Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas, "Duplicating Reality in Twentieth-Century Senegal: Photography versus Glass Painting"

Panel discussion with Mia Fineman, Associate Curator, Photographs


12:00 p.m.

Helen Malko, Andrew W. Mellon Fellow, Ancient Near Eastern Art, "Iconography of a New Royal House in Babylonia"

Helen Wyld, Sylvan C. Coleman and Pamela Coleman Memorial Fund Fellow, European Sculpture and Decorative Arts, "Robert Adam and the Gobelins Tenture de Boucher"

Megan Heuer, Jane and Morgan Whitney Fellow, Modern and Contemporary Art, "Cubism Applied: On Form and Function According to Fernand Léger"

Eleanor S. Hyun, Jane and Morgan Whitney Fellow, Asian Art, "Playful Illusions: Late Eighteenth-Century Chosŏn Korean and Qing Chinese Art"

Panel discussion with Soyoung Lee, Associate Curator, Asian Art

These colloquia are made possible in part by Mrs. Henry S. Blackwood.

Part of Fellows Colloquia.

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Free with Museum admission

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A Nenbutsu Gathering at Ichiya, Kyoto, from the Illustrated Biography of the Monk Ippen and His Disciple Ta'a (Yugyô Shônin engi-e) (detail), late 14th century | 1975.268.35

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