Between East and West: Artistic Crossroads in the Medieval Mediterranean
Date: Wednesday April 30, 2014, at 7 pm
Location: Harold M. Williams Auditorium, Getty Center
Admission: Free. Reservation required
During the Middle Ages, the regions surrounding the Mediterranean Sea were sites of interaction and exchange between many cultures and artistic traditions. Justine Andrews, associate professor of art history at the University of New Mexico, examines the relationships between Byzantium and its eastern and western neighbors, and the effects of trade, political alliances, and the Crusades on painting and architecture—highlighting the arts of Cyprus.