Rozmerie Basic, Professor of Art History, School of Visual Arts, 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.
Join us at Norman Library West for the Medieval Fair Free Lecture Series and learn more about the middle ages just for the fun of learning! No paper, no tests, just interesting information about life long ago. The Medieval Fair Free Lecture Series is Co-sponsored by the Center for Medieval & Renaissance Studies at the University of Oklahoma. Lectures start at 6:15 p.m. and the Medieval Fair of Norman is April 5th-7th 2019.