Symposium: Claude Gillot and the Paris Art World, 1690-1720
Don’t miss the Morgan Drawing Institute symposium, “Claude Gillot and the Paris Art World, 1690-1720,” at our partner institution, the Morgan Library & Museum in New York.
Taking place May 10 from 1:00-5:00pm, it features a line-up of renowned international speakers examining Gillot’s work from a variety of perspectives. It includes:
Welcome: Colin B. Bailey, Director, The Morgan Library & Museum
Claude Gillot and the Paris Art World: Lingering Questions, Jennifer Tonkovich, Eugene and Clare Thaw Curator of Drawings and Prints, The Morgan Library & Museum
Gillot, Rochefort, and the rue St. Jacques Community, Turner Edwards, Scientific collaborator, Musée des arts décoratifs, Paris
Gillot on the Edge: Marginalia and Bizarre Subjects, Axel Moulinier, Independent scholar, Paris
Arabesque in the Time of Gillot, Xavier Salmon, Curator, Département des arts graphiques, Musée du Louvre, Paris
The Young Oudry: Follower of Gillot?, Hélène Meyer, Curator, Département des arts graphiques, Musée du Louvre, Paris
Gillot and His Star Pupils: Antoine Watteau and Nicolas Lancret: A Conversation, Martin Eidelberg, Margaret Morgan Grasselli, Alan Wintermute, and Mary Tavener Holmes
For tickets and more information go to https://www.themorgan.org/programs/claude-gillot-and-paris-art-world-ca-1690-1720
The symposium is produced in conjunction with the exhibition Claude Gillot: Satire in the Age of Reason, on view at the museum until May 28.
(Image: Claude Gillot, “The Passion for War, ca. 1700 from ‘the Passions of Man Expressed by Satyrs,’” red chalk over black chalk on laid paper, the Morgan Library & Museum, New York)