The Clark – Ancient and Modern ‘Body Worlds’ with Kathryn Howley

In this Research and Academic Program lecture, Kathryn Howley (Institute of Fine Arts, NYU / Beinecke Fellow) argues that the bodily preoccupation of ancient Egyptian art is one reason why it has proven unusually appealing to modern audiences, ever since the beginnings of modern Egyptology in Napoleon’s expedition to Egypt in 1798.

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