Art History Illustrated
Thursday, September 16
“The Iconography of Labor”
A look at images of working people, including medieval peasants and craftsmen; Gustave Courbet’s stone-breakers and gravediggers; enslaved individuals and sharecroppers in the U.S.; monumental proletarians from the Soviet Union; and the murals of Diego Rivera. Registration is required.
Image: “Bakers,” detail from a window in the Chapel of the Apostles, stained glass, 1210-25. Chartres Cathedral, France.