Keep St. Pete Lit(erate) Salon

Location: Gilmour Hall

ART, CONSCIENCE, AND MARKETING: Investigating Red (A Presentation of Keep St. Pete Lit(erate) ­– co-sponsored by UU St. Pete).  How can an artist’s conscience improve marketing strategies? Art historian, Dr. Clotilde Roth-Meyer Berry, gives a slide show of religious satire paintings by Jehan-Georges Vibert, and engages salon participants in a reading of his creative dialogue with his conscience, written to lure buyers to the social margins of his work. Simple exercises will also be shared to engage reflection on the signature of our own conscience.  Vibert was a 19th century French academic painter and multi-genre writer.  He promoted the sales of his work by inventing dialogues with his own conscience and writing theatrical plays about the scenes in his paintings.  Americans were his biggest fans and collectors.  Dr. Berry is an independent art historian of wide accomplishment   In 2015, Dr. Berry received a Guest Scholar fellowship from the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles where she researched French painter Jehan-Georges Vibert (1840-1902), published in the Getty Research Journal (Vol. 9, 2017).  

Posted on May 8, 2018, at 9:24pm