Past Event

Reem Al-Alusi: Re-Orienting Occidental Art: Eastern Influences in the West

Wed, Jul 29 2009 - 6:00pm

Re-Orienting Occidental Art: Eastern Influences in the West

Reem Al-Alusi, Art Historian

Many centuries of contact between East and West in art and architecture have shaped the Western aesthetic. The images and mythologies of cities, dynasties and even the Roman Catholic papacy itself drew on Eastern artistic philosophies and formal elements for meaningful inspiration. Al-Alusi will illustrate her talk with examples from Rome to San Francisco and almost everywhere in between.

MLF: International Relations
Location:
SF Club Office
Time: 5:30 p.m. networking reception, 6 p.m. program
Cost:
$8 members, $15 non-members
Program Organizer: Norma Walden
Also know: Image caption: Leonardo Da Vinci, Sketch of an Islamic Pattern, from Il Codice Atlantico [The Atlantic Codex].