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SOLD OUT - The Human Body in Ancient Greek Art and Thought
John E. Buchanan, Jr. Memorial Lecture

Sun, 7 Oct, 2012 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

SOLD OUT

IAN JENKINS, PH.D.
SENIOR CURATOR, DEPARTMENT OF GREECE AND ROME, BRITISH MUSEUM

Jenkins explores Greek notions of ideal beauty in both nude and draped images of the male and female human bodies. He contrasts the moral aesthetic of sound mind in sound body with other representations to show how the human form served as a bearer of many meanings. Anthropomorphic gods, larger than life heroes, part-human part-animal monsters of myth are all considered as a visual language. His talk concludes with the legacy of the Greek experience in the Roman era and its transmission to the present day.

This lecture is sponsored by the John E. Buchanan, Jr. Exhibition Endowment.

Free for members or with Museum admission. Space may be limited. Advance tickets are recommended and available online or on site.

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