Past Event

David Rosand, “Figuring the Renaissance: Leonardo, Dürer, Michelangelo and their Scholars”

October 20, 2008
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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David Rosand joined the Columbia faculty in 1964, has served twice as chairman of the Department of Art History and Archeology, as director of Art Humanities, and as chairman of the Society of Fellows in the Humanities; he currently chairs the Department's Wallach Art Gallery Committee. His books include The Meaning of the Mark: Leonardo and Titian (1988), Painting in Sixteenth-Century Venice: Titian, Veronese, Tintoretto (1982, rev. ed. 1997), and Robert Motherwell on Paper (1997), which accompanied an exhibition in the Wallach Art Gallery. His most recent books are Myths of Venice: The Figuration of a State (2001) and Drawing Acts: Studies in Graphic Expression and Representation (2002). Working with the Media Center for Art History, he has been developing a project on Raphael's Stanza della Segnatura, extending visual and cultural analysis through digital imaging and computer graphics. Professor Rosand has received the Great Teacher Award of the Society of Columbia Graduates.