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Member Preview & Happy Hour: Flesh & Blood

Oct 16 2019

Seattle Art Museum

Entire Building

NOON – 8 PM

All SAM members are invited to the preview of Flesh and Blood: Italian Masterpieces from the Capodimonte Museum. This exhibition offers a rare opportunity to experience the fierce beauty of art from the 16th and 17th centuries. Renowned Renaissance artists such as Titian and Raphael join Baroque masters including Artemisia Gentileschi, Jusepe de Ribera, Guido Reni, and Bernardo Cavallino to reveal the aspirations and limitations of the human body and the many ways it expresses love and devotion, physical labor, and tragic suffering.

Be the first to see these masterpieces never before seen in Seattle.

Exhibition Overviews
12:30 pm & 6 pm
Plestcheeff Auditorium

Chiyo Ishikawa, Susan Brotman Deputy Director for Art and Curator of European Painting and Sculpture

Seating for the exhibition overviews are on a first-come, first-served basis.

Happy Hour
5–8 pm
Brotman Forum

Celebrate the opening of Flesh and Blood with music and a cash bar with beer, wine, and a specialty cocktail, for purchase from TASTE.

Entry to the exhibition is free for members. Guests of members are welcome and will be asked to pay full admission price unless using a Patron-level guest pass or discount pass.

The exhibition is organized by the Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte, Naples, the Seattle Art Museum, the Kimbell Art Museum, and MondoMostre.

Capodimonte Museum Logo
MondoMostre Logo

The presentation in Seattle is made possible by

Presenting Sponsor
ArtsFund

Lead Sponsor
4Culture

Major Sponsor
Robert Lehman Foundation

Hotel Partner
Four Seasons Hotel Seattle

Image: Atalanta and Hippomenes, ca. 1620–25, Guido Reni, Italian, 1575–1642, oil on canvas, 75 9/16 x 103 15/16 in., Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte.


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