DeLancey to Present about Visual Culture in Renaissance Venice at Next Faculty Forum

Julia DeLancey, professor of art (art history), will present the next installment in the Truman Faculty Forum series at 7 p.m. Nov. 8 in Ophelia Parrish 2210.

“Colors, Color Sellers, and Visual Culture in Renaissance Venice” will examine the central role of color and coloring materials in 16th-century Venetian visual culture. It will also explore the key role vendecolori—color vendors who manufactured, sold, and traded in these goods—played in that culture and the implications for their social position. DeLancey will also outline the kinds of archival documents and research methods that allowed her to study this recently rediscovered Venetian mercantile specialty.

Admission is free and open to all. Light refreshments will be served following the event. Information on this and other upcoming events in the Truman Faculty Forum series is available at