Noted art history scholar and author, S. Hollis Clayson, will present “Paris at Night: Art and Illumination in the Age of Thomas Edison”.
The lecture will pose the question: to what extent did the electrical revolution in artificial lighting technologies shape the Parisian printmaking of Mary Cassatt and Edgar Degas? Clayson is Professor of Art History and History; Bergen Evans Professor in the Humanities; and Director, Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities at Northwestern University.
The University of Miami Center for the Humanities will host the event at the College of Arts and Sciences Gallery/Wesley House, 1210 Stanford Drive, on the University of Miami Coral Gables campus.
The program is open to the public and free of charge.
WHEN: Thursday, November 4, 2010 at 4:30 pm
INFORMATION: For further information, please call 305.284.1580, or visit www.humanities.miami.edu.