Internationally renowned scholars and curators present recent scholarship relating to the exhibition Grand Design: Pieter Coecke van Aelst and Renaissance Tapestry in themed sessions during this two-day event. Join us on Saturday, January 10, 10:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. at the Metropolitan Museum and on Sunday, January 11, 10:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m. at Parsons The New School of Design, John L. Tishman Auditorium, University Center, 63 Fifth Avenue, New York City. Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Stijn Alsteens, Curator, Department of Drawings and Prints, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, moderates this session.
- Coecke and His Contemporaries
Lars Hendrikman, Curator, Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht
- "Framing" Rome: Coecke, Coxcie, and Visual Rhetoric
Koenraad Jonckheere, Professor, Ghent University
- Pieter Coecke van Aelst and Netherlandish Stained-Glass Design
Ellen Konowitz, Associate Professor, State University of New York, New Paltz
- "Invention" or "Citation"? Peter Coecke and the Art of Stained Glass
Yvette Vanden Bemden, Professor Emeritus, University of Namur, and Isabelle Lecocq, Research Manager, Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage, Brussels
Larry Silver, Farquhar Professor of Art History, University of Pennsylvania
Part of Symposium—Grand Design: Pieter Coecke van Aelst and the Renaissance
This program is made possible by the Society of Friends of Belgium in America, Samuel H. Kress Foundation, Stark Carpet, Jamie Drake, and Flanders House New York. It is organized by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, in collaboration with Parsons The New School for Design.
Assistive listening devices are available from the ushers.
Above: The Seven Deadly Sins: Pride (detail); designed by Pieter Coecke van Aelst (Netherlandish, 1502–50), ca. 1532–34. Tapestry woven under the direction of Willem de Pannemaker, Brussels, before 1544. Wool, silk, silver and gold metal-wrapped threads. Royal Palace, Madrid (22/I, 10004091). © The Metropolitan Museum of Art, photograph by Bruce White