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RESCHEDULED: Metropolitan Museum of Art Curator Sean Hemingway to give talk on Greek sculptures, April 23, 2014

Sean Hemingway, Curator of the Department of Greek and Roman Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, will give a talk about ancient Greek bronze sculptures on Wednesday, April 23 at 5pm in Taylor Hall, room 203. The event is sponsored by the Department of Greek and Roman Studies.

Hemingway’s talk, “Ancient Greek Bronzes: From the Essence of Form to Hellenistic Realism,” will be followed a question-and-answer period.  

In addition to his position with the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, Hemingway is also the author of The Horse and Jockey from Artemision: A Bronze Equestrian Monument of the Hellenistic Period and a co-author of Art of the Classical World in the Metropolitan Museum of Art: Greece, Cyprus, Etruria, Rome. In 2009, Hemingway also oversaw the editing of a restored edition of A Moveable Feast, the celebrated memoir by his grandfather, the author Ernest Hemingway.

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Posted by Office of Communications Tuesday, January 14, 2014