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The Refinery: Caravaggio in Conversation

Caravaggio's painting of Medusa

The Refinery is a forum for advanced graduate students to share work-in-progress with an invited scholar whose work is currently shaping their thinking. Following presentations, the authors will kick off discussion by raising questions for one another and then we'll open into a roundtable conversation.

Andy Nicole Bowers (History of Art and Architecture, UMass) "Living Flesh, Paint-as-Blood"

Siyu Shen (History of Art and Architecture, UMass) "Caravaggio: Scoundrel Scholar?"

and Danielle Carrabino, Curator of Sculpture & Painting, Smith College Museum of Art

This event will be held on Zoom. RSVP here.

The Refinery is a forum for advanced graduate students to share work-in-progress with an invited scholar whose work is currently shaping their thinking. Following presentations, the authors will kick off discussion by raising questions for one another and then we'll open into a roundtable conversation. This two-hour workshop aims at broad interdisciplinary conversation. All areas of expertise are welcome. Papers are available to all registrants for advanced reading.