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Lecture

Fellows Colloquium—Reading the Sacred

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.

Elliott Wise, Jane and Morgan Whitney Fellow, European Paintings, "'Living Mirrors' and the Eucharistic Christ Child in the Mérode Altarpiece"

Ilse Sturkenboom, Andrew W. Mellon Fellow, Islamic Art, "An Early Timurid 'Mystical Anthology' in Disguise: Contents, Affiliations, and Metamorphosis"

Sarah Schaefer, Jane and Morgan Whitney Fellow, Drawings and Prints, "Gustave Doré's Biblical Scene-o-rama: Reproduction and Religious Formation in America, 1880–1920"

Panel discussion with C. Griffith Mann, Michel David-Weill Curator in Charge, Medieval Art and The Cloisters

Intermission

11:40 a.m.

Alice Lynn McMichael, Hanns Swarzenski and Brigitte Horney Swarzenski Fellow, Medieval Art and The Cloisters, "Monumental Ceiling Crosses and Material Culture in Byzantine Cappadocia"

Pinar Gokpinar, Hagop Kevorkian Curatorial Fellow, Islamic Art, "Mosques Furnished: Understanding the Spatial Relationship Between the Objects and Architecture in the Mosques of Seljuq Anatolia"

Eveline Baseggio-Omiccioli, Jane and Morgan Whitney Fellow, European Sculpture and Decorative Arts, "Andrea Riccio's First Major Public Work: The Altar of the True Cross in Santa Maria dei Servi, Venice"

Panel discussion with Sarah Graff, Assistant Curator, Ancient Near Eastern 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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