Harvard Art Museums: Deknatel Hall, 32 Quincy Street
This talk explores how, in the wake of the world’s first international financial crisis, Cupid claimed pride of place in French eighteenth-century art—personifying not only the folly of love, but also the forces of inconstancy, mutability and flightiness that were viewed as hallmarks of a modernizing credit economy.
Presented by the HAA Graduate Student Lecture Series
Armenian Museum of America, 65 Main Street Watertown, MA 02472
A study day for students focusing on Armenian liturgy and Armenian liturgical objects
The morning will begin with a workshop led by Father Daniel Findikyan (St. Nersess Armenian Seminary). In his workshop, Liturgy and Armenian’s Christian DNA, Father Findikyan will introduce the liturgy of Armenia: its history, development, and key features. The workshop will explore in particular the ways in which Armenian art responds to the needs of the liturgy. Following the workshop, Father Findikyan and Christina Maranci (Tufts...
The Harvard Faculty Club, 20 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
Most early Byzantine cities were densely layered spaces. Embedded within sites of longstanding occupation, their urban fabrics contained numerous damaged, dilapidated, or merely outdated structures that were in need of repair or rebuilding. Professor Yasin will examine how architectural restoration work formed...