Medieval Fair Free Lecture Series
Friday, Dec. 7, 6:15pm - 7:30pm, Norman Public Library WEST (300 Norman Center Ct.)
"Byzantine Art and Contemporary Fashion" presented by Rozmeri Basic, Professor of Art History, OU School of Visual Arts, Art History, University of Oklahoma
Dr. Basic will discuss the controversy created by Dolce et Gabbana’s Byzantine fashion collection, created in 2013-14 and presented during the popular Milan Fashion Week. The designers found inspiration in what are commonly described as the “Byzantine style mosaics” of the twelfth-century cathedral in Monreale, Sicily—but some people protested against the use of religious symbolism for commercial gain.
The Medieval Fair Free Lecture Series is cosponsored by the OU Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies.
Come learn more about the middle ages just for the fun of learning! No papers, no test, just interesting information about life long ago.