On Saturday, December 11, from 10:30 a.m.–noon the Kimbell Art Museum’s new exhibition, Salvator Rosa: Bandits, Wilderness and Magic, opens as the first major exhibition of the artist’s work ever held in the United States. Experience Texas Culture like never before.
To mark the opening of this exhibition, lead curator Helen Langdon will present a free lecture entitled “The Art and Ideas of Salvator Rosa” on Saturday, December 11, from 10:30 a.m. to noon. The exhibition opens to the public on Sunday, December 12, at noon.
Langdon will provide an overview of Rosa’s tumultuous career––from his childhood in Naples to his final period in Rome. The lecture will focus on key paintings in the exhibition and address his cultural milieu: the poets, scientists, musicians, and philosophers who shaped his ideas.
The lecture is Free in Fort Worth; no reservations required. Darnell Street auditorium, across Van Cliburn Way from the Museum.
Kimbell Art Museum hours: Tuesdays–Thursdays and Saturdays, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.; Fridays, noon–8 p.m.; Sundays, noon–5 p.m.; closed Mondays. For general information, call 817-332-8451. Web site: www.kimbellart.org
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Inaugural Lecture Opens "Salavtor Rosa: Bandits, Wilderness and Magic" at the Kimbell Art Museum
Posted On November 30, 2010