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Online Roundtable | The Animation of Decorative Arts in 18th-C France

Posted in exhibitions, lectures (to attend), online learning by Editor on December 10, 2021

From The Met:

The Animation of Decorative Arts in Eighteenth-Century France
Online, 14 December 2021, 6.00pm (Eastern Time)

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Inspiring Walt Disney: The Animation of French Decorative Arts, on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art from 10 December 2021 until 6 March 2022, this live event takes place online. Watch on YouTube or Facebook (no login required).

Discover how furniture and decorative arts came to life in the literature, dance, and theater of eighteenth-century France, a theme later explored and elaborated by Disney in the classic animated film Beauty and the Beast.

Wolf Burchard, Associate Curator, European Sculpture and Decorative Arts, The Met
Alicia Caticha, Assistant Professor, Department of Art History, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, Northwestern University
Sarah Lawrence, Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Curator in Charge, European Sculpture and Decorative Arts, The Met
Meredith Martin, Associate Professor of Art History, Department of Art History, and Institute of Fine Arts, New York University
David Pullins, Associate Curator, European Paintings, The Met

 

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