Artemisia: Lecture and Film Screening

Feb 25, 2015 1030

You are cordially invited to attend a lecture by acclaimed artist Annamarie Trombetta celebrating the life and influence of note worthy female artists and a screening of the 1997 French biographical film, Artemisia at the Italian American Museum this Saturday, February 28th.

Artemisia Gentileschi, daughter of Orazio Gentileschi, was a Baroque-period painter known for such works as "Madonna and Child, "Susanna and the Elders" and "Judith Slaying Holofernes." She was the first female in Art History to be commissioned for her work and the first female member of the Academy in Florence.

About the Film: A widely acclaimed critical favorite honored with a Golden Globe nomination as Best Foreign Language Film, Artemisia is the highly provocative true story of a young woman whose bold pursuit of artistic freedom and physical desire threatened the elite powers of her time. Artemisia Gentileschi, the beautiful and talented daughter of one of Italy's greatest painters, is forbidden to fully pursue her own passion for painting. She later finds artistic liberation when she convinces a renowned and unconventional artist to tutor her.

Saturday, February 28th, 7:00PM - Italian American Museum - 155 Mulberry Street (Corner of Grand and Mulberry Streets) - New York, NY 10013

Suggested donation of $10 per person

RSVP Code: Artemisia0228

For reservations, please call the Italian American Museum at 212.965.9000

or Email: [email protected]

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