Ars Memoria in Early Law: Looking Beneath the Picture
A talk by Jolande Goldberg, senior law classification specialist at the Library of Congress, artist in Studio 326
Ars memoria, or the art of memory, associates emotionally striking and memorable images within a body of text. They have often be used in the study of architecture, law, medicine, and the arts. Jolande shares an overview of the law book illustrations and the Law Library of Congress’s efforts to preserve this history.
Presented in collaboration with the Friends of the Torpedo Factory.
Torpedo Talks feature some of the region’s best-known artists, curators, and creatives. Find them every month at 8 pm during Second Thursday Art Nights.