Sensational Spaces: Giotto, Rothko and Schnabel
Live lecture via Zoom by Rocky Ruggiero, Ph.D
With additional commentary by Bonnie Clearwater
Join art historian and television personality Rocky Ruggiero and NSU Art Museum Director and Chief Curator, Bonnie Clearwater, for “Sensational Spaces: Giotto, Rothko and Schnabel” as they once again explore how the pictorial space created by Renaissance painters influenced contemporary artists. In this Live Zoom talk they will show how early Renaissance master Giotto inspired Mark Rothko and Julian Schnabel.
Tuesday, August 4, 5:30 PM
Free for Museum members; $5 non-members
Register to join on Zoom
Rocky Ruggiero is a professor of Art and Architectural History and expert on Italian Renaissance art who has lectured at numerous universities throughout the United States and Italy. His television appearances include the History Channel documentaries, Engineering an Empire: Da Vinci’s World and Museum Secrets: the Uffizi Gallery, and the NOVA PBS program Great Cathedral Mystery.
Bonnie Clearwater, Director and Chief Curator NSU Art Museum, was the curator of The Mark Rothko Foundation, and his written extensively on his work, including Mark Rothko: Works on Paper (Hudson Hills) and The Rothko Book (Tate). She was a contributing author to Julian Schnabel: Versions of Chuck and Other Works (Derneburg) and an upcoming monograph on Schnabel (Taschen).
Image credit: Giotto di Bondone | Cappella Scrovegni (Arena Chapel), Padua, Italy.