Thursday, September 12, 2019
East Building, SECU Auditorium
Hailed as the epitome of Renaissance art, Michelangelo’s David has inspired contemporary artists from Warhol to Banksy—but how was the David seen in the Renaissance? Author Victor Coonin discusses how the statue was originally understood and how its reputation grew over time.
Book signing follows. Receive a discount by purchasing your copy of Donatello and the Dawn of Renaissance Art along with lecture tickets.
Doors open at 6 pm. The first 50 people to arrive may view the virtual reality experience of Michelangelo’s David at the end of the lecture.