Classical art, a Cambridge perspective

Classical art, a Cambridge perspective

Classical art, a Cambridge perspective
Friday 25 September 2020, 3.00pm to 4.00pm BST
Past event
Past event
Friday 25 September 2020, 3.00pm to 4.00pm BST
  • Statues at the Museum of Classical Archaeology
  • Busts at the Museum of Classical Archaeology
Open to: 
Alumni and guests
Theme: 
Art and culture, Humanities, Museums and collections

Join Professor Caroline Vout as she shows how classical art has changed over time, using the resources of Cambridge’s Museum of Classical Archaeology.

Speakers

Professor Caroline Vout

Newnham 1991
Professor Caroline Vout

Caroline Vout is Professor of Classics at the University of Cambridge, Byvanck Chair of Classical Archaeology at the University of Leiden, and a Fellow of Christ's College. She has published widely on Greek and Roman art and its reception, Roman history and Latin literature, and has curated major art exhibitions.

Professor Vout's books include Power and Eroticism in Imperial Rome (2007), The Hills of Rome: Signature of an Eternal City (2012), Sex on Show: Seeing the Erotic in Greece and Rome (2013) and Classical Art: a Life History from Antiquity to the Present (2018). She is currently writing a monograph on Greek and Roman bodies for the Wellcome/Profile. 

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Contact

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