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Betray the Secret: Gallery Talk Series

Betray the Secret: Gallery Talk Series

Wednesday May 16, 2018 | 2:00PM-2:30PM

Description

Co-curator of the exhibition Betray the Secret: Humanity in the Age of 'Frankenstein' Dr. Elizabeth Mitchell, Burton and Deedee McMurtry Curator and Director of the Curatorial Fellowship Program, will explore different facets of the exhibition over three gallery talks.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 16, 2PM: Science, the Body, and the Artist's Imagination
Explore artists' representations of science and their use of the body as a subject.

MORE TALKS IN THIS SERIES

THURSDAY, APRIL 26, 2PM: Betray the Secret: Humanity in the Age of Frankenstein

An introduction to the Cantor’s contribution to the campus-wide celebration of the 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley’s horror novel Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus. The talk reveals ways artists have represented the body, life, and death, as well as the boundary separating humanity from technology.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 30, 2PM: Body Work: Representing Physicians, Surgeons, and Resurrection Men
A closer look at the representation of medical men, philosophers, and the spaces in which they work.

IMAGE: William Hogarth (England, 1697–1764), The Reward of Cruelty, 1751. Etching with engraving. Gift of H. E. Pearson, 1989.126

Where
Cantor Arts Center
Admission

Registration is not required. This program is free and open to the public.

Audience
General Public
Faculty/Staff
Students
Alumni/Friends
Members
Contact
497-0369
kmans@stanford.edu