Grand Design Symposium: Pieter Coecke van Aelst and the Renaissance, Part 1

Excavating Pieter Coecke van Aelst

Opening Remarks:
Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO, MMA

Welcome and Introduction:
Elizabeth Cleland, Associate Curator, Department of European Sculpture and Decorative Arts, MMA

Moderator:
Maryan W. Ainsworth, Curator, Department of European Paintings, MMA 

Lectures:
"Outlining the Painter's Workshop of Pieter Coecke van Aelst"
Linda Jansen, independent scholar

"'Industrial Atmosphere': The Organization and Dynamics of Tapestry Production in Brussels"
Koenraad Brosens, Professor, University of Leuven

The symposium is presented in conjunction with the exhibition Grand Design: Pieter Coecke van Aelst and Renaissance Tapestry, on view October 8, 2014–January 11, 2015.

Recorded January 10, 2015

This program is made possible by the Society of Friends of Belgium in America, Samuel H. Kress Foundation, Stark Carpet, Jamie Drake, and Flanders House New York. It is organized by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, in collaboration with Parsons The New School for Design.

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