Opening Lecture & Documentary Premiere: Francesco Solimena: Picturing the World for an Eighteenth-Century Royal Weddding
Sunday, April 6, 3:00–4:00 p.m.
Woodburn Hall, room 101
Following an introduction by IU Art Museum Director Heidi Gealt, who will talk briefly about royal weddings, Louise Arizzoli, adjunct assistant professor of art at the University of Mississippi and exhibition guest curator, will discuss Francesco Solimena’s Allegory of the Four Parts of the World in the context of the King of Naples’s wedding and in the broader tradition of allegorical representations of the continents, followed by the premiere screening of the film documentary on Francesco Solimena, The World around Solimena.
Sunday, April 6, 4:00–5:30 p.m.
Thomas T. Solley Atrium, IU Art Museum, first floor