The Power of Ugliness:
A Bronze Gorgon from Ancient Greece
Matthew McCarty ’06, investigates an ancient figurine in the Gallery’s collection representing a mythological human-beast, the gorgon. Based on a gallery talk by curator Susan Matheson, this feature looks closely at the details to highlight and consider the tension between ugly and beautiful.
Matthew McCarty is the Frank Goodyear Intern in the Department of Ancient Art under the direction of Susan Matheson, Chief Curator and the Molly and Walter Bareiss Curator of Ancient Art.
This talk was presented at the Gallery on September 29, 2004. A transcript is also available as a downloadable PDF
Opera Antonii Pollaiuoli Florenttini:
The Art of Antonio Pollaiuolo
Suzanne Boorsch, Curator of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs at the Yale University Art Gallery, considers the achievement of Florentine artist Antonio Pollaiuolo through close examination and comparison of two important works by the artist in the Gallery's collection.
This talk was presented at the Gallery on January 14, 2004. A transcript is also available as a downloadable PDF.