Lecture: “Adolph Goldschmidt and Arthur Kingsley Porter: Comparative 'Corpus' Production in Scholarship on Medieval Art before 1933”
Kathryn Brush (Western University)
The Friends of the Library present their 2017 Fall Lecture, to be delivered by Dr Kathryn Brush.
Dr Kathryn Brush, FRSC is Distinguished University Professor/Professor of Art History at Western University, London, Ontario. Professor Brush is currently writing a book which maps and contextualizes the scholarly imagination of the pioneering American medievalist Arthur Kingsley Porter (1883-1933) of Harvard University. During the early twentieth century Porter played a key role in mobilizing the transatlantic study of medieval art and architecture, especially Romanesque architecture and sculpture. Dr Brush’s talk will discuss the professional bonds that linked Porter to Adolph Goldschmidt (1863-1944), Germany’s most influential scholar of medieval art during the early twentieth century.
Reception to follow, Shook Common Room, PIMS.