Available Lectures

Art Talk

Art Talk: Botticelli

Explore the life and work of the Italian Renaissance artist Sandro Botticelli with art historian Jay Schuck. Artwork to be examined include the Primavera, Birth of Venus, Mystical Nativity, and more.

Art Talk: Leonardo da Vinci

Join us for an engaging conversation with art historian Jay Schuck, as he discusses Leonardo da Vinci's artistic theories and practices in relation to the conditions of his time. Works to be examined include the Virgin of the Rock, the Last Supper, the Mona Lisa, and more.

Art Talk: Michelangelo

Explore the life and work of the leading sculptor of the Italian Renaissance, Michelangelo, with art historian Jay Schuck. Artwork to be examined include the Pieta, the David, the Sistine Chapel frescoes, and more.

Art Talk: Raphael

Join art historian Jay Schuck in conversation as he explores the life and work of the High Italian Renaissance artist, Raphael. Learn about the artist's work and artistic process in relation to contemporaries of his time.

Art Talk: Gian Lorenzo Bernini

Gian Lorenzo Bernini, a leading Italian sculptor of the Baroque period, pioneered a style that revolutionized 17th century Rome. Learn about his life and work in this engaging lecture presented by art historian Jay Schuck.

Art Talk: Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Part 2

Gian Lorenzo Bernini, a leading Italian sculptor of the Baroque period, pioneered a style that revolutionized 17th century Rome. In this lecture, examine the artist's paintings, public monuments and late sculptural works with art historian Jay Schuck

Art Talk: Jan van Eyck

Join art historian, Jay Schuck, as he discusses the life and work of the Early Netherlandish artist, Jan van Eyck. An artist known for his application of oil paint and meticulous attention to detail, Jan van Eyck ushered in a new style of painting that forever changed the history of art. Works to be examined include the Ghent Altarpiece, the Arnolfini Portrait, Portrait of a Man in a Red Turban, and more.

Art Talk: Rembrandt


Explore the life and work of one of the leading artists of the Dutch Golden Age of Painting, Rembrandt van Rijn, with art historian Jay Schuck. Artwork to be examined include: Rembrandt's self portraits, the Night Watch, and more.

Art Talk: Johannes Vermeer

Explore the life and work of one of the leading artists of the Dutch Golden Age of Painting, Johannes Vermeer, with art historian Jay Schuck. Artwork to be examined include the Milkmaid, Girl with a Pearl Earring, the View of Delft, and more.

Art Talk: Vincent van Gogh

Vincent Van Gogh was a 19th century, Post-Impressionist artist who lived a productive, but troubled, life. In just ten years he produced over 2,000 oil paintings, watercolors, and drawings. Learn more about Van Gogh's artwork, inspirations, and life during this informative art talk presented by Jay Schuck.

Art Around the World

Art Around the World: The Frick Collection

Take a trip to the Upper East Side with art historian, Jay Schuck, as he leads a virtual tour through the galleries of the Frick Collection.

Art Around the World: The Van Gogh Museum

Take a trip to Amsterdam with art historian, Jay Schuck as he leads a virtual tour through the galleries of the Van Gogh Museum.

How to Look

How to Look: The Dutch Golden Age of Painting

Survey the art of the 17th century Dutch Republic with art historian, Jay Schuck. Explore the different genres of painting through the works of Rembrandt van Rijn, Johannes Vermeer, Jacob van Ruisdael and more in this informative art history lecture.

Miscellaneous

Plundered: The History of the Art Looted & Lost during World War II

Join art historian, Jay Schuck, as he surveys the artwork stolen and lost during World War II. Examine the reasons why these works were targeted, the efforts taken to recover them, as well as the impact it has had on the art world today.