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Art Talk Live: Erased! with Harvard Art Museums

December 17, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm


December 17, 2020
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Harvard Art Museums
32 Quincy St
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Public images of rulers serve as potent symbols of power and propaganda. In ancient Rome, tyrannical emperors were deposed and assassinated, their likenesses defaced by angry citizens and sometimes by official decree.

This talk is part of a series investigating power dynamics in artworks across the collections. Considering intersections of art and power, our curatorial team discusses how artists engage with social and political crises, use art to upset systems of power, and imagine more equitable futures.

Led by:
Amy Brauer, Curator of the Collections, Division of Asian and Mediterranean Art

This free talk will take place online via Zoom. To join, follow this link: https://harvard.zoom.us/j/99008469062 (pre-registration not required).

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Art Talks Live are presented via Zoom every other Thursday afternoon at 2pm and offer an up-close look at works from our collections with our team of curators, conservators, fellows, and graduate students.

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