Event for members of Ashmolean Museum
Event: DONATELLO VS 'ANON'.
Organizer: ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM.
Speakers: Dr Jim Harris.
Date: Dec 16th 6:00pm UK Time. Equivalent times:
Americas - PT: Dec 16th 10:00am | ET: Dec 16th 1:00pm.
Europe - UK: Dec 16th 6:00pm | CET: Dec 16th 7:00pm.
APAC - CST/HKT/SGT: Dec 17th 2:00am | AET: Dec 17th 5:00am.
"The way we look at things in a museum is very often conditioned by the prior knowledge we bring to the exercise. We pay attention to Donatello, because he is Donatello. We pass by Anon, because they are, well, Anon. In this talk, Art Historian and Teaching Curator Dr Jim Harris will reflect on his research, looking as closely as possible at the work of Donatello, one of the greatest sculptors of any age; but also on how the same attention, when paid to apparently inconsequential objects, can bring them to life and offer rewards that have put the Ashmolean at the heart of the Oxford curriculum..."
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