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Curator From London’s National Gallery To Speak At U.Va.

March 8, 2001--

  • WHO: Nicholas Penny, Clore Curator of Renaissance Art at the National Gallery in London and Andrew W. Mellon Professor at the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.
  • WHAT: Lecture, "Lorenzo Lotto¹s ŒWoman Holding a Drawing of Lucretia,¹" part of the University of Virginia¹s McIntire Department of Art¹s lecture series
  • WHEN : Wednesday, March 21, 5:30 p.m.
  • WHERE: Campbell Hall, Room 160, University of Virginia Nicholas Penny, former Slade Professor of Fine Art at Oxford University in England, has researched and written on a wide variety of topics, including antique sculpture, the frames of paintings and contemporary British artist Lucien Freud.

His books include "The Materials of Sculpture," "Raphael" (with Roger Jones), and "Taste and the Antique" (with Francis Haskell). Penny also has published essays and reviews in many prestigious art journals, including "Apollo," "Burlington Review," and "The British Journal of Aesthetics."

A reception in Fayerweather Hall will follow the lecture.

Contact: Jessica Tyree, (804) 924-7116

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Contact the Office of University Relations at (804) 924-7116. Television reporters should contact the TV News Office at (804) 924-7550.
SOURCE: U.Va. News Services

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