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VIRTUAL TALK – Further Afield | Incarnating Black Sanctity: Fleshtones and “Lifelikeness” in Baroque Spanish Sculpture

October 5 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm CDT

Free to Paid

Erin Rowe, associate professor of history, Johns Hopkins UniversityThis talk explores the contrast between representations of Black and White saints in Baroque Spanish polychromed sculpture. The process of painting fleshtones was key to Baroque artistic techniques of creating lifelike figural sculpture. Examining the distinct artistic choices made in painting fleshtones for Black and White saints reveals the spiritual meanings artists wished to convey about blackness and holiness.


October 5 2021
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm CDT
Free to Paid
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Dallas, TX 75205 United States