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Kirk Savage, Expert On 19th-Century American Art, To Speak At The University Of Virginia April 4

March 26, 2002--

WHO: Kirk Savage

WHAT: Lecture: "Slumming in the Forest of Arden: Art, Nature and Victorian Self-Discovery"

WHEN: Thursday, April 4, 6 p.m.

WHERE: Campbell Hall, Room 160

Kirk Savage, associate professor of art history and architecture at the University of Pittsburgh, will speak at the University of Virginia on Thursday, April 4, at 6 p.m. in Campbell Hall, Room 160.

Savage’s lecture, "Slumming in the Forest of Arden: Art, Nature and Victorian Self-Discovery," will focus on evolving ideas about nature in American art. The talk is part of the Art Department’s McIntire Lecture Series.

Renowned as a leading scholar of public art and the relationship between monumental art and the cultural of American nationalism, Savage has written about the murals in the U.S. Capitol building, and in his 1997 book, "Standing Soldiers, Kneeling Slaves," he explored the cultural landscape of slavery through 19th-century public art.

Contact: Jane Ford, (434) 924-4298

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Contact the Office of University Relations at (434) 924-7116. Television reporters should contact the TV News Office at (434) 924-7550.

SOURCE: U.Va. News Services

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