When: Wed., Nov. 10, 4 p.m.
Claudia Swan is the Inaugural Mark Steinberg Weil Professor of Art History and Director of Graduate Studies, Washington University in St. Louis. Professor Swan’s most recent book is Rarities of These Lands: Art, Trade, and Diplomacy in the Dutch Golden Age (Princeton University Press, 2021). This event is held in conjunction with the exhibition Changing Forms: Metamorphosis in Myth, Art, and Nature, 1650-1700, on view at the Loeb until December 19, 2021. This Focus Gallery exhibition explores the rich concept of metamorphosis—with links to art, myth, science, and the exchange of knowledge—in the late seventeenth century Netherlands.