CONTACT: CATHY CLEMONS
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0008; fax (319) 384-0024
Art historian to speak
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Michael Fried, an internationally known art historian
from Johns Hopkins University, will speak on the topic, "Some Thoughts
on Caravaggio," at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 6 in the Becker Communication
Studies Building, Rm. 101.
Fried also will lead a public discussion on Joseph Conrad's book, "The
Secret Agent" and literary impressionism from 3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. Friday,
March 7 in the English-Philosophy Building, Rm. 308.
Fried has written books on American modernism, the painters Courbet and Manet
and the realist tradition in French painting. Both of his scheduled appearances,
sponsored by the University of Iowa English department, are free and open
to the public.
For further information, contact Gayle Sand, department of English, at (319)335-0549.