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Masterworks from the Met

"Three Masterpieces from the Age of Empires: Caravaggio, Velázquez, and Rubens Series"

Speaker:
Jerrilynn Dodds, Dean, Sarah Lawrence College

The Baroque period yielded some of the most vital and brilliant artists of all time. Opulent courts, powerful patrons, colliding cultures, strengthening religions, and increasingly complex politics provided the backdrop for painting to become a potent expression of the moment. This series explores a work from the Met's collection by each of three monumental figures of this remarkable age—Caravaggio, Velázquez, and Rubens. From different corners of Europe, these great masters provide three different interpretations of Baroque art.

Recorded October 10, 2013

Credits

This series is made possible in part by the Samuel White Patterson Lecture Fund.

Lectures and Panels (149)

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Collecting Cubism
(00:56:59) 103 views

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Lost Kingdoms Symposium, Part 1
(00:12:45) 1237 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 8
(00:26:18) 50 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 7
(00:41:24) 69 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 6
(00:48:51) 25 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 5
(00:41:09) 30 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 4
(00:31:59) 29 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 3
(00:29:02) 29 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 2
(00:30:01) 33 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 1
(00:37:47) 85 views

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My Met—Keith Christiansen
(00:57:48) 110 views

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Africa and the West
(01:13:21) 10 views

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How Proust Changed Our Minds
(01:15:39) 44 views

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Why New Art Mattered
(01:06:02) 26 views

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TEDxMet: Andrew Bolton
(00:14:59) 1133 views

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TEDxMet: Navina Najat Haidar
(00:12:13) 532 views

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TEDxMet: Negin Farsad
(00:14:00) 629 views

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TEDxMet: Kyle Abraham
(00:06:11) 1284 views

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TEDxMet: James Nares
(00:18:28) 306 views

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TEDxMet: Meredith Monk
(00:04:49) 273 views

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TEDxMet: Jeff Rosenheim
(00:14:17) 358 views

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TEDxMet: Nicolai Ouroussoff
(00:14:45) 198 views

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TEDxMet: Eric R. Kandel, MD
(00:19:40) 500 views

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TEDxMet: Bill T. Jones
(00:18:53) 627 views

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TEDxMet: Melanie Holcomb
(00:18:20) 416 views

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TEDxMet: Maira Kalman
(00:18:31) 281 views

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TEDxMet: Luke Syson
(00:13:16) 370 views

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TEDxMet: Sō Percussion
(00:12:17) 216 views

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TEDxMet: Lorna Simpson
(00:07:53) 243 views

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TEDxMet: Elizabeth Streb
(00:09:07) 372 views

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TEDxMet: Andrew Solomon
(00:29:25) 529 views

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The Art of Making Chintz
(00:04:20) 4390 views

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Journey to the Copper Age
(01:10:46) 2033 views

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Performance by Dan Zhu
(00:19:42) 112 views

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The Cloisters: Part Four
(00:17:19) 138 views

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The Cloisters: Part Three
(00:15:56) 145 views

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The Cloisters: Part Two
(00:17:40) 316 views

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The Cloisters: Part One
(00:17:14) 893 views

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Eros, God of Love
(00:49:32) 1484 views

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The Arts of the Book
(00:29:25) 179 views

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Revealing the Original
(00:25:21) 151 views

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Iraq Now! Sunday at the Met
(01:06:58) 99 views