Lunchtime Lecture: Mithila Art at the SU Art Museum
April 5, 12:15 pm – 1:00 pmFree
Susan Wadley, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology will present a lunchtime lecture focusing on art from the Mithila region of India. Wadley will focus artwork included in the museum’s exhibition, Take Me to the Palace of Love, exploring the history of the Mithila tradition as well as changing styles and themes over the past 60 years. She will also discuss her work with female artists who explore themes of femininity, family life, societal expectations, and religion through paintings rich in color and densely packed with imagery.