What is a Masterpiece? With Isabelle Leroy-Jay Lemaistre, curator of sculpture at le Musée du Louvre

When: Thu., Jan. 21, 6:30 p.m. 2010

A world-renown expert, Isabelle Leroy-Jay Lemaistre will examine how the definition of a "masterpiece" as well as taste and connoisseurship have changed over time. The paintings, sculpture, decorative arts, and drawings she will use as examples will reflect three major themes: the changing historical and cultural definitions of a masterpiece; authenticity and connoisseurship; and the evolution of taste and scholarship. Members $5, Non-members $10

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