getty-irises-1With an Artistic Vision: Reflections on Selected Masterworks from the Getty

Please join us and friends from University of San Francisco, Cornell, and Princeton for an online lecture by Dr. Vincent de Luise on selected pieces from the Getty Museum collection.

Vincent de Luise MD is an assistant professor of ophthalmology at Yale University School of Medicine. He is a graduate of Princeton University and the Weill Cornell Medical College (WCMC). Dr. de Luise is deeply involved at the intersection of medicine and the humanities. He serves on the Humanities and Medicine Committee and the Music and Medicine Initiative at WCMC. As a 2013 Harvard Advanced Leadership Institute Fellow, he developed a curriculum for medical humanities education. Dr. de Luise is the cultural ambassador of the Waterbury Symphony Orchestra, a clarinetist and co-founder of the annual concert at the American Academy of Ophthalmology, president of the Connecticut Summer Opera Foundation, a board member of the Connecticut Virtuosi Orchestra, and writes frequently about music and the arts.

In this lecture, Dr. de Luise will discuss seven pieces of historical and/or artistic significance from the Getty: 1) A Fayum mummy portrait from Roman Egypt 2) The Annunciation by Dieric Bouts 3) The Halberdier by Pontormo 4) Virgin and Child with Saint Elizabeth and Saint John the Baptist by Bronzino 5) Laughing Rembrandt  6) Still Life with Apples by Cézanne 7) Irises by van Gogh

Dr. de Luise has been kind enough to donate substantial time and work to make this lecture happen. If you enjoyed this presentation and would like to express your appreciation, may we suggest a donation to the Waterbury Symphony Orchestra, a 501(c)3 non-profit arts organization of which Dr. de Luise is the cultural ambassador,

October 28 2020
5pm - 6:30pm PT

HCSF Members: Free to attend


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Event Organizer
April Maddy, EDM 2013