The Zoomorphic Mask

Sir Nicholas Penny

Sir Nicholas Penny, former director of the National Gallery, London, and the Thaw Senior Fellow at the Morgan Drawing Institute for 2018, will give the annual Thaw Lecture on “The Zoomorphic Mask.” He will explore the fantastic in Renaissance design, with reference to many other episodes in the history of art, including ancient Chinese bronzes and modern ceramics.

Sponsored by the Morgan Drawing Institute, the annual Thaw Lecture aims to address critical topics in the study of drawings.

Tuesday, June 12, 6:30 pm
$15; free for members and students with a valid ID.

Sir Nicholas Penny. © The National Gallery.

Please call (212) 685-0008 ext. 560 or e-mail [email protected] for information.