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Art History Illustrated: “The Spirit of Caesar in the Soul of a Woman: The Life and Art of Artemisia Gentileschi”

Thursday, January 27, 2022

6:30-7:30 p.m.

Join us for our “Art History Illustrated” talk series, held the third* Thursday of every month at 6:30 p.m. This monthly illustrated talk series is presented by Associate Professor Brenda Edgar of the Fine Art Department at Jefferson Community and Technical College, in partnership with the Carnegie Center for Art and History.

Women did not earn their way into the history of art by being meek and submissive! Come learn about the harrowing life experiences that informed the work of this fiery Baroque painter, and the sensational trial that anticipated the “Me Too” movement by 400 years. Registration is required.

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Image: Artemisia Gentileschi, Judith Slaying Holofernes, oil on canvas, c. 1612-13, Museo Capodimonte, Naples, Italy.

*This month’s program will be held on the fourth Thursday.



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