Imitation & Invention

Friday January 29, 2010 - Thursday March 4, 2010
Imitation & Invention

Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione (Italian, 1609-1664), The Genius of Castiglione, ca. 1648, etching. Friends of the Davison Art Center funds, 1982 (photo: R. Lancefield)

From the Italian Renaissance to the present, the relationships between imitation and invention and between reproduction and originality have shifted dramatically.

This exhibition presented highlights of the collection by Antonio Pollaiolo, Andrea Mantegna, Albrecht Dürer, Rembrandt van Rijn, and many more.

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Thursday 28 January, 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Gallery talk at 5:30 p.m. by Curator Clare Rogan
Open to the public free of charge