Become a member and save up to 17% on the price of your tickets! Join today If you are already a member, log in to access your member price. The Transformation of Christ in Art: From the Catacombs to Caravaggio Evening Lecture/Seminar Wednesday, January 11, 2023 - 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET Add to calendar iCalendar Gmail Yahoo Mail Outlook Outlook.com Code: 1M2247 Select your Tickets Login $25 Member 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 $30 Non-Member Add to cart Reserving your tickets... Resize text Mary and Christ (detail) from The Last Judgment by Michelangelo The depiction of Jesus in Western art underwent dramatic transformation from the earliest known images through the Baroque period of early modernity. What unique social and artistic influences shaped these changes? The answers are far more complex than mere artistic representation. In a richly illustrated talk, historian Cheryl White examines diverse depictions and progressions of Christ’s images across time in the context of their socio-cultural environments. Her survey encompasses the ancient catacombs of Rome; the Byzantine iconography of Christ as Pantocrator; the changing images on Byzantine and early-medieval coinage; high-medieval altarpieces such as that of Jan Van Eyck at Ghent; and works by the great masters of the High Renaissance. White includes an examination of Leonardo da Vinci’s Last Supper and Michelangelo’s Last Judgment and concludes in the Baroque period with the unique expressive representations of Christ by Caravaggio. White is a professor of history at Louisiana State University, Shreveport. World Art History Certificate elective: Earn 1/2 credit* Patron Information If you register multiple individuals, you will be asked to supply individual names and email addresses so they can receive a Zoom link email. Please note that if there is a change in program schedule or a cancellation, we will notify you via email, and it will be your responsibility to notify other registrants in your group. Unless otherwise noted, registration for online programs typically closes two hours prior to the start time on the date of the program. Once registered, patrons should receive an automatic email confirmation from CustomerService@SmithsonianAssociates.org. Separate Zoom link information will be emailed closer to the date of the program. If you do not receive your Zoom link information 24 hours prior to the start of the program, please email Customer Service for assistance. View Common FAQs about our online programs presented on Zoom. *Enrolled participants in the World Art History Certificate Program receive 1/2 elective credit. Not yet enrolled? Learn about the program, its benefits, and how to register here. This online program is presented on Zoom.