Online Lecture: ‘The Femme Fatales of Art History’ About ‘the Most Famous Paintings of Women’

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Visit museums throughout the world to see famous portraits of women in this online lecture presented Tuesday, March 8, by Darien Library.

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At an art museum. Your visit will be virtual.

Ronnit Vasserman will discuss the significance of the work at the time it was created and how the artwork continues to inspire and be part of popular culture.

Some examples of these museum treasures include Birth of Venus by Sandro Botticelli at the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, Mona Lisa by Leonardo Da Vinci at the Louvre in Paris and Girl with a Pearl Earring by Johannes Vermeer at Mauritshuis in the Netherlands.

A thorough analysis of each work including dimensions, material, year(s) created and an introduction to the artists will be explained.

About the Presenter

Ronnit Vasserman is the founder of Art Connect Group, a full service art consulting firm located in New York. She has worked for many years for investment banks including Goldman Sachs and Merrill Lynch. When first starting her professional career she didn’t want to risk making ends meet in the art world.

After a successful career in investment banking she now dedicates her time to her favorite asset class, art. She has a degree in fine arts and art history.

In addition to helping clients acquire art she educates them on all the latest trends by organizing events throughout the year. These events include art fair walkthroughs, studio, museum, auction house and gallery visits.

If You’re Attending …

This event will take place on Zoom. You will receive an email confirming your registration with a link to join the webinar after you register for the event.

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