Fairfield University Art Museum will host a symposium titled Art of the Gesù on April 6, 2018, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. in the Oak Room of the Barone Campus Center on the campus of Fairfield University.
- “Girolamo Muziano, Scipione Pulzone, and the First Generation of Jesuit Art,” John Marciari, Charles W. Engelhard Curator and Department Head, Drawings and Prints, The Morgan Library & Museum
- “Bernini, the Jesuit Artist?” Franco Mormando, Professor of Italian, Boston College
- “Bernini’s Monument of Roberto Bellarmino,” Xavier Salomon, Peter Jay Sharp Chief Curator, The Frick Collection, New York
- “Baciccio, Bernini, Oliva and the Dome Fresco of the Gesù,” Steven Ostrow, Professor, Department of Art History, University of Minnesota
- “Giovanni Battista Gaulli and the ‘Adoration of the Most Holy Name’: Painting and Piety in Late Baroque Rome,” Christopher M. S. Johns, Norman L. And Roselea J. Goldberg Professor of History of Art, Vanderbilt University
- “Joshua and the Jesuits,” Louise Rice, Professor of Art History, New York University
- “Music and the Jesuit Centenary of 1639,” Frederick Hammond, Professor Emeritus, Bard College
- “Teatro sacro: The Work of Andrea Pozzo in the Gesù and Sant’Ignazio,” Andrew Horn, Teaching Fellow, History of Art, University of Edinburgh
Generous support for the symposium has been provided by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation. Presented in conjunction with the exhibitionThe Holy Name. Art of the Gesù: Bernini and his Age.
Image: Giovanni Battista Gaulli, Painted Model for the Apse Fresco of the Gesù, 1690. Photo © Zeno Colantoni