Guest Lecture: "Refiguring the Past: Rubens' Early Paintings," by Catherine Lusheck
Peter Paul Rubens, "The Tribute Money," ca. 1612. Oil on panel, 56 3/4 x 74 3/4 in. (144.1 x 189.9 cm). Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Museum purchase, M. H. de Young Art Trust Fund, 44.11
Catherine Lusheck is associate professor and the Program Director for the Art History/Arts Management department at the University of San Francisco. She specializes in early modern, European art, works on paper, and curatorial practice. Professor Lusheck received her PhD in the History of Art from UC Berkeley specializing in Northern Baroque Art. Her research and teaching interests include the art of Peter Paul Rubens, Renaissance humanism, the classical tradition, style and early modern visual rhetoric, and drawing and artistic pedagogy in the Italian Renaissance tradition. She has presented her research at universities and museums in the US and abroad, as well as at annual meetings of the Renaissance Society of America and the College Art Association. Her current research explores Leonardo’s afterlife in Rubens’s studies of nature, as well as Rubens’s graphic “distillations” in his early drawings.
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