Francisco Goya art historian to present lecture March 26 at the Palmer Museum

March 09, 2015

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Andrew Schulz, associate professor of art history and associate dean for research in the College of Arts and Architecture, will present a lecture titled “Goya’s 'Caprichos' at the Crossroads of Eighteenth-Century Culture” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 26, in the Palmer Lipcon Auditorium.

The galleries will be open from 5:30 to 6:15 p.m. to view the "Francisco Goya: Los Caprichos" exhibition located on the museum’s second floor.

The event is co-sponsored by the Professional Development Committee of the Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese, and the Friends of the Palmer Museum of Art.

"Francisco Goya: Los Caprichos" was organized by Landau Traveling Exhibitions, Los Angeles, in association with Denenberg Fine Art, West Hollywood, California.

At the Palmer Museum of Art, the exhibition is guest curated by Schulz, who has written extensively on the art of Goya, including an award-winning book on "Los Caprichos."

The Palmer Museum of Art at Penn State is located on Curtin Road and admission is free. Museum hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Sunday, noon to 4 p.m. The museum is closed Mondays and some holidays. Reduced hours over spring break are March 7-15, noon to 4 p.m. It will be closed Sunday, April 5.

Exhibitions also on view at the Palmer Museum of Art this spring are "Hidden Mother" (curated by Laura Larson) through April 26 and "Song of Myself" through May 10.

The Palmer Museum of Art receives state arts funding support through a grant from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.

  • Francisco Goya, "The Sleep of Reason Produces Monsters," plate 43 from "Los Caprichos," 1799, etching and aquatint. Courtesy Landau Traveling Exhibitions.

    Francisco Goya, "The Sleep of Reason Produces Monsters," plate 43 from "Los Caprichos," 1799, etching and aquatint. 

    IMAGE: Landau Traveling Exhibitions

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Last Updated March 10, 2015