08 MARCH 2017 / Opening of the exhibition “The Berlin Painter and His World: Athenian Vase-Painting in the Early Fifth Century B.C.”

On Saturday, March 4th, the exhibition “The Berlin Painter and his World Exhibition: Athenian Vase-Painting in the Early Fifth Century B.C.” was inaugurated at the Princeton University. The exhibition is made possible through an SNF grant.

The exhibition presents 84  vessels and statuettes by Greek artists from the early 5th century B.C., including 54 works by the Berlin Painter, offering invaluable insight into the social, political, religious and artistic workings of early fifth-century B.C. Athens.

The Berlin Painter is the conventional name given to an anonymous Attic Greek vase-painter who is regarded as one of  the most talented vase painters of the early 5th century BC.

The exhibition will be on view at the Princeton University Art Museum from March 4 through June 11, 2017, and will then travel to the Toledo Museum of Art in Ohio from July 7 through Oct. 1, 2017.

The exhibition is curated by J. Michael Padgett, curator of ancient art at the Princeton University Art Museum.

For more information on the exhibition, click here