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Thursday, January 14

“Neoclassicism and the Notion of Classical Architecture”

Time: 4:30am
Location: Mahaney Center for the Arts, Room 221

Pieter Broucke, Professor of Art and Architecture

Pieter Broucke, professor of history of art and architecture and associate curator of ancient art, will discuss architectural images of ancient Rome by Piranesi and of ancient Athens by Stuart and Revett in the exhibit Greece vs. Rome to explore how antiquarianism and the beginnings of archaeology shaped the eighteenth-century notions of classicism.