Ovid and Art

In conjunction with the exhibition Metamorphoses: Ovid According to Wally Reinhardt

The NYU Center for Ancient Studies, in conjunction with the Grey Art Gallery and the Department of Art History, presents

Hemmerdinger Hall, Room 102, Silver Center for Arts and Science
32 Waverly Place, or 31 Washington Place, New York, NY 10003
(Enter at 31 Washington Place for wheelchair access)

1:00pm  WELCOME
Matthew Santirocco, NYU
Lynn Gumpert, Grey Art Gallery, NYU

1:15pm  Ovid and the Triumph of Art
Katharina Volk, Columbia University

2:00pm  Fear and Wonder: Natura naturans, from Ovid to Leonardo
Dennis Geronimus, NYU

2:45pm  BREAK

3:00pm  Ovid and the Metamorphosis of Poetry into Painting
Louise Rice, NYU

3:45pm  Modern Metamorphoses from Pablo Picasso to Wangechi Mutu
Pepe Karmel, NYU

4:30pm  Dennis Geronimus and Wally Reinhardt in conversation

5:00pm  BREAK

The Metamorphosis in the Garden
Alessandro Barchiesi, NYU

Rapture and Deceit: Ovidian Viewpoints in Roman Art
Bettina Bergmann, Mount Holyoke College


Cosponsored by the NYU College of Arts and Science.

This event is free and open to the public, but an RSVP is required. To RSVP, please visit this weblink:   For more information, contact the NYU Center for Ancient Studies at 212.992.7978 or at


Starts 4/4/19 1:00 pm
Ends 4/4/19 7:30 pm
Participants Alessandro Barchiesi, Bettina Bergmann, Dennis Geronimus, Katharina Volk, Louise Rice, Lynn Gumpert, Matthew S. Santirocco, Pepe Karmel, Wally Reinhardt
Location Hemmerdinger Hall, Room 102, Silver Center, 100 Washington Square East
Cost Free of charge


Program Types: Symposium