Saturday, April 15, 2000

Art Scholar to Discuss Apocalyptic Visions

Chestertown, April 14 — The Washington College Friends of the Arts and Department of Art present "Apocalypse Then: Reflections on the Half-Millennium in German-Speaking Lands around 1500," a lecture by renowned art historian Larry A. Silver. The copiously illustrated talk will take place at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 25, in the Casey Academic Center Forum at Washington College. Admission is free.
Silver is the James and Nan Wagner Farquhar Professor of the History of Art at the University of Pennsylvania and former president of the College Art Association. He received his bachelor's degree in art from the University of Chicago. His master's degree and Ph.D. were earned at Harvard University. A noted speaker, Silver has also written or co-written more than 50 books and art exhibit catalogues on such artists as Bosch, Brueghel, and van Leyden.

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