Faces of Power: Portraiture in the Greco-Roman World; Jasper Gaunt, PhD; October 8, 2008
In this lecture, Gaunt describes in great details the origins of portraits throughout Roman Art. Thousands of years before the first photograph, Greek artists learned to immortalize their heroes in portraits. While the Greeks did not invent the art of portraiture, they were the first to fully exploit its many uses.
Jasper Gaunt (PhD 2002, New York University) is curator of Greek and Roman Art for the Michael C. Carlos Museum at Emory University in Atlanta. He is also adjunct professor of art history at Emory's graduate school.
Archaeology, Lecture Series
History of Art, Architecture, and Archaeology
Gaunt, Jasper and Southern Adventist University, "Faces of Power: Portraiture in the Greco-Roman World; Jasper Gaunt, PhD; October 8, 2008" (2008). Lynn H. Wood Archaeological Museum Lecture Series. 7.