S. Hollis Clayson lecture Paris at Night Art and Illumination in the Age of Thomas Edison 11/4/10

UM Center for the Humanities presents S. Hollis Clayson Lecture “Paris at Night: Art and Illumination in the Age of Thomas Edison”
The University of Miami Center for the Humanities will host the event at the College of Arts and Sciences Gallery/Wesley House
1210 Stanford Drive, on the University of Miami Coral Gables campus.
The program is open to the public and free of charge.
Thursday, November 4, 2010 at 4:30 pm

Noted art history scholar and author, S. Hollis Clayson, will present “Paris at Night: Art and Illumination in the Age of Thomas Edison”. The lecture will pose the question: to what extent did the electrical revolution in artificial lighting technologies shape the Parisian printmaking of Mary Cassatt and Edgar Degas? Clayson is Professor of Art History and History; Bergen Evans Professor in the Humanities; and Director, Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities at Northwestern University.

For further information, please call 305.284.1580, or visit www.humanities.miami.edu.

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