Ittai Weinryb - "That Moment of Complexity": EODIAH Workshop Talk

Ex-voto to Saint Francis of Assisi (Ex-voto à Saint François d'Assise), attributed to Antonio Orsini, Musée des Arts décoratifs, Paris

Tuesday, January 29, 2019, 4:00 p.m.
Venue: O’Donnell Institute Research Center at the Dallas Museum of Art
Admission: Free
Season: 2018-19

The Edith O’Donnell Institute of Art History is pleased to present a conversation with Dr. Ittai Weinryb, Bard Graduate Center. Dr. Weinryb’s talk will focus on his current research and related exhibition on votive offerings (ex votos). Complimentary reception to follow. Please RSVP to Lauren LaRocca [email protected]. Visit EODIAH for more events.

Dr. Ittai Weinryb is an Associate Professor of Art History at Bard Graduate Center in New York.  He received his PhD (2010) and MA from the Johns Hopkins University and his BA from Tel Aviv University. His area of research and teaching include Art and Material Culture of Western Europe and the Medieval Mediterranean in the nexus of Image and Object Theory, Anthropology, Magic and Religion as well as Medieval Folklore. He has recently completed a book entitled Agents of Faith: Votive Objects in Time and Place. The book “explores votive offerings in the context of material culture, art history, and religious studies to better understand their history and present-day importance.”  Weinryb also curated an accompanying exhibition of the same title at the Bard Graduate Center (September 14, 2018 – January 6, 2019).

For more information contact:
Lauren LaRocca
[email protected]

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