Centre hosts lecture on Greek art
DANVILLE Robert F. Sutton, Jr., a faculty member at Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis (IUPUI), will visit Centre College, Thursday, March 25, to lecture about "Zeuxis, Vase Painting, and the Female Nude in Greek Art." His comments will begin at 8 p.m., , in Weisiger Theatre in the Norton Center for the Arts. The lecture is free and open to the public.
Sutton is associate professor of classical studies at IUPUI and also is an adjunct associate professor at the Herron School of Art at the Indianapolis Art Museum. He has joined archaeological excavations and surveys of ancient Greek culture at such important sites as Corinth and the Cycladic island of Keos. His numerous publications, reviews and symposium lectures have focused on the subject of painted Greek pottery.
Sutton received a bachelor's degree from Haverford College and a doctorate in classical archaeology from the University of North Carolina. He was an assistant professor at the University of Florida and Loyola University of Chicago before joining IUPUI in 1989.
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