Andreas Beyer to Speak at the Clark March 9

For Immediate Release

March 03, 2000

Andreas Beyer, Spring 2000 Clark Professor at Williams College, will speak at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute on Thursday, March 9, at 5:30 p.m. His topic will be "Goethe and the Arts." Admission is free.

Beyer, who was the first visiting scholar in the Clark Fellows program in the spring of 1997, is widely considered one of the leading German art historians of his generation. In addition to his expertise on Goethe and the visual arts, Beyer has specialized in Italian Renaissance art. He has had fellowships at the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts at the National Gallery in Washington at the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles. His is currently co-editor of the Deutsche Zeitschrift für Kunstgeschichte, the leading German-language scholarly journal in the discipline.

The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute is located at 225 South Street in Williamstown, Massachusetts.  The galleries are open Tuesday through Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Admission is free through May.  For more information call 413-458-2303 or visit www.clarkart.edu.

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