Past Event

Taming Medieval Nature

April 20, 2024
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Metropolitan Museum of Art Cloisters (Fuentidueña Chapel), 99 Margaret Corbin Drive, New York

Event Description

Trees are not only a material resource for the making of art, but a potent symbol in Christian iconographies of the Late Middle Ages. Join a conversation on the significance of trees and their role in the economy, religious devotional practice, and environmental politics of late medieval Germany.

Event Speakers

  • Gregory Bryda, Assistant Professor of Art History at Barnard College
  • Shirin Fozi, Paul and Jill Ruddock Associate Curator of Medieval Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Event Information

Free and open to the public; registration required. 

Hosted by the Metropolitan Museum of Art