Gothic table fountain
A 14th century table fountain--the centerpiece of exhibition Gertsman co-curated at the Cleveland Museum of Art; the piece is one of the most complete examples of its type known to survive from the Middle Ages.

“‘Decorated with Life’: Ornament’s Meaning During the Middle Ages and Beyond”

Case Western Reserve University’s Department of Art History and Art invites all members of the campus community to the Julius Fund Lecture in Medieval Art event Wednesday, April 13, at 5:30 p.m. in the Tinkham Veale University Center, Ballroom A.

Johns Hopkins University professor Herbert Kessler will give a lecture, titled “‘Decorated with Life’: Ornament’s Meaning during the Middle Ages and Beyond,” which will be followed by a reception.