Bestiary – Curator’s Talk


Wed. Aug. 24th 12:00 PM - Wed. Aug. 24th 1:00 PM
Ivy and Guild galleries. Free and open to all; no registration required.

Curator and Head of Collections and Facilities, Elaine D. Gustafson, talks about the ways contemporary artists draw upon the historical tradition of animals as symbolic and metaphoric subjects.

Image: Ernst Barlach, Riding Urian (the Devil) (detail), 1922–23, from Walpurgisnacht (Walpurgis Night). Woodcut on paper, edition of 120, 11 1/2 x 9 3/8 in. Weatherspoon Art Museum, UNC Greensboro. Museum purchase with funds from the Benefactors Fund, 1976.2362