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Saint Lucy, c. 1473–74. Francesco del Cossa (Italian, c. 1436–1478). Tempera on poplar panel; overall: 77.2 x 56 cm. The National Gallery of Art, Samuel H. Kress Collection, 1939.1.228 

47th Annual Cleveland Symposium | Aura: Authenticity, Experience, and Art

Friday, November 12, 2021
Location:  Gartner Auditorium

About The Event

Free and open to the public. Joining the seven engaging student presenters will be keynote speaker Adam Lowe of Factum Arte and the Factum Foundation.

The speakers will discuss a range of topics:

  • the inherent aura of a physical art object
  • developments in connoisseurship utilizing digital technologies, and the destruction, looting, and defacing of art objects
  • the function of art beyond its aesthetics
  • uncovering lost or forgotten objects, narratives, and perspectives
  • the future of object study in an increasingly digitized field

The symposium will be an all-day event held on at the world-renowned Cleveland Museum of Art. One of the longest-running annual art history graduate symposia in the United States, the event remains free and open to the public thanks to the generous support of Nancy and Joseph Keithley, Friends of Art, the Cleveland Museum of Art, and the Case Western Reserve University School of Graduate Studies.

WITH KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Adam Lowe, Factum Arte and the Factum Foundation

This symposium is in person. We encourage you to attend when you are able, although all-day attendance is not required. We hope to see you there for a day of thought-provoking scholarship and dialogue!

Please register on Eventbrite.

For more information, please visit: https://arthistory.case.edu/cleveland-symposium/.