April 28 Appetite for Art: Pinch of Piety
11:30 am gallery talk followed by lunch at noon

 


Loosen your belts, open your minds, and get ready for another scrumptious  Appetite for Art!

Join Joslyn curators on select Tuesdays from September through May for stimulating gallery talks and delicious lunches inspired by Joslyn’s most tasty masterpieces! All lectures begin at 11:30 am followed by lunch at noon in the beautiful Storz Fountain Court. Space is limited and advance reservations are required five days prior to the event. Ticket price per event includes sales tax: $35 Joslyn Members; $45 for the general public. A special lecture-only ticket is available for $10. Docents are admitted to gallery talks free of charge. Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Make your reservations today online or by calling (402) 661-3862.  Satisfy your hunger for delicious art, fine food, and great conversation at another season of Appetite for Art!


Featured Artwork: Master of Barluenga, St. John on Patmos, ca. 1285

Depicting a scene from the life of St. John the Evangelist, this fresco was part of an image series embellishing a small Romanesque church in northeastern Spain. Joslyn’s fragment shows the saint in exile on the Island of Patmos, writing the Book of Revelation. The works of the Master of Barluenga (named for a cycle of church frescoes in that town) exemplify the late Spanish Romanesque style not yet affected by the Renaissance realism emerging in Italy. The unknown artist did not try to represent the historical occurrence as it might appear to the eye, but created a simplified vision of the event that suggests its sacred nature.

After the talk, guests will enjoy a heavenly menu of chicken saltimbocca with prosciutto, sage supreme sauce with sautéed fresh vegetables, orzo pasta, and hearty dinner rolls. Enjoy assorted gourmet cookies and coffee for dessert!




Image: Master of Barluenga (Spanish, 13th century); St. John on Patmos , ca.1285; fresco transferred to canvas; Museum purchase, 1959.519


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