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Lectures by Winners of Rembrandt Junior Art Prize Paulette Barros (’11) and Seana McNamara (’11), Thursday, October 7, 1:30 pm, Lyman Auditorium, Thatcher Music Building

Paulette Barros (’11), an art history major, and Seana McNamara (’11), a studio art major, were the recipients of the 2010 Rembrandt Junior Art Prize, a cash award of $1,500 that allows art history and studio majors to pursue a research or creative art project in the summer between their junior and senior years.  Ms. Barros and Ms. McNamara will discuss their projects–an examination of Italian Baroque images of Africans for the former and an exploration of the art of the Prado in Madrid, in particular Bosch’s “Garden of Earthly Delights” for the latter–at the annual meeting of the Rembrandt Club on October 7, at 1:30 pm in Lyman Auditorium.  The public is welcome.

Winners of Rembrandt Junior Art Prize

This year the Rembrandt Club has provided the Department of Art and Art History with two Rembrandt  Junior Art Prizes of $2,000 each for summer projects for department junior majors.  This year’s winners are Paulette Barros (art history) and Seana McNamara (studio art).  Paulette will be pursuing research on her senior thesis project in Rome, Italy on images of Africans in Italian Baroque art, while Seana will by studying works of art in the Prado Museum in Madrid, Spain, in particular the painting “The Garden of Earthly Delights” by Hieronymous Bosch, in preparation for her senior art project on the theme of “thought and memory.”

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