Director’s College – An Education in the Grotesque: The Gargoyles of Yale University

TbC_4483-625-620WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 20, 2016
7:00 PM
MAIN LIBRARY

Photographer Mathew Duman will highlight a selection of gargoyles & grotesques found on the buildings of Yale University’s campus in New Haven. Using photographs from his book “An Education in the Grotesque: The Gargoyles of Yale University,” he will explore the artistic, historic, architectural & even humorous significance of these decorative sculptures & their role in communicating the identity of Yale University as a place of learning & enlightenment.

Mathew Duman is a photographer and graphic designer who grew up in Bethany, Connecticut.

The Director’s College is an ongoing series at the Farmington Libraries, the aim of which is to present interesting and intellectual programs for our community. These events strive to cover a wide range of areas including, but not limited to, professorial lectures, performing arts events, travelogues, and topics of local interest.

Please register. Call 860-673-6791 for details or register online.

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