The Seductive Power of Rubens
Date: Wednesday October 15, 2014, at 7 pm
Location: Harold M. Williams Auditorium, Getty Center
Admission: Free. Reservation required
The large sketches that Peter Paul Rubens painted in preparation for the tapestries of the Eucharist series are splendid examples of his talent, and they offer a unique opportunity to delve into the intricacies of his art. Alejandro Vergara, curator of Flemish and Northern European paintings at the Prado in Madrid, analyzes the six paintings from the Prado on view in the exhibition Spectacular Rubens to define the key elements of the Flemish master's art.