Museum Current: “Raphael in the Vatican,” Lecture by Barbara Jatta, Director of Vatican Museums
As part of its ongoing Museum Current lecture series, which focuses on recent scholarship, discoveries, and trends in Museum Studies, the McMullen Museum invites art historian and Director of the Vatican Museums Barbara Jatta for a virtual lecture. 2020 marks the 500th anniversary of Raphael Sanzio’s death. Barbara Jatta will examine the artist’s connection to the Vatican Museums and papal palace, where he worked from 1508 to 1520 for Popes Julius II and Leo X as painter, draughtsman, and chief architect.
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Barbara Jatta became the director of the Vatican Museums in 2016. Prior to her appointment by Pope Francis, she served as vice-director under Antonio Paolucci and, since 1996, as curator of prints at the Vatican Library, where she organized numerous highly acclaimed exhibitions. She studied art history, archive administration, and literature at the University of Rome, and since 1994 has taught at the Suor Orsola Benincasa University in Naples.
Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at 12:00pm to 1:15pmVirtual Event