Thu, Nov 19|
Sickness in Art in the Middle Ages and Renaissance
Dr. Rachel Danford, Assistant Professor of Art History at Marshall University, will discuss how artists depicted plagues and other sicknesses in the Middle Ages and Renaissance.
Time & Location
Nov 19, 2020, 5:00 PM
About the event
Dr. Rachel Danford is Assistant Professor of Art History at Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia. A specialist in the art and architecture of Late Antiquity and the early Middle Ages, she holds a PhD in the History of Art from Johns Hopkins University and a BA in Art History from Stanford. In coordination with our exhibition Recording History, which includes artworks documenting the current pandemic, Dr. Danford will discuss artworks from the Middle Ages and Renaissance that depict plagues and other sicknesses.