Thursday, November 21, 2013, 6:15 PM
Discover how the Art Institute of Chicago’s new acquisition of an eighteenth-century Neapolitan crèche breathes new life into the Old Masters collection, with Sylvain Bellenger, Searle Chair and Curator of Medieval to Modern European Painting and Sculpture.
Previously Sylvain Bellenger was Chief Curator of French National Heritage at the Institut National d’Histoire de l’art in Paris; Paul Vignos and Edith Ingalls Curator of European Sculpture and Paintings at the Cleveland Museum of Art, where he was also the head of the Department of European and American Art, 1500–1950; director and chief curator of the Château and Museums of Blois, France; and director of the Museums of Montargis, France.
Sponsored by the Fine Arts Society
Free with Museum admission