Andrew
Andrew
professor and guide
English, French, Italian, German
New York , New York , United States
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All tours are led personally by Professor Andrew Lear, a leading scholar on the history of sexuality and a master guide. With a B.A. from Harvard and a Ph.D. from UCLA, Professor Lear is one of the foremost experts on the erotic in Greek and Roman art. His book on Greek vase-painting won widespread praise for its erudition and accessibility, and was hailed by the American Journal of Archaeology as “destined for Classic status.” First and foremost, however, Professor Lear is a teacher. He prides himself on his ability to make high culture accessible to everyone, honed through years of teaching at Columbia, NYU and Harvard—where he won the Harvard Certificate for Excellence in Teaching four times. With his groundbreaking work on the history of art, his expertise in bringing the past to life and his long experience as a scholar and teacher, Professor Lear is your ideal guide to the always exciting, often racy, world of great art.

Reviews (74)

Jessica B

2017-07-05 06:18:45

"Nasty Ladies Tour at the Met" What a fun and informative tour. Professor Lear is passionate about the information and his stories are interesting and well researched. The tour is leisure and not rushed. I will definitely be back...

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Alyssa S

2017-07-03 10:36:42

"Interesting & Fun Experience of the Met" As someone who doesn't have the stamina to spend all day in a museum, this tour was an awesome way to experience the Met without being overwhelmed. Prof. Lear was a highly engaging and knowledgeable...

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jseniar

2017-07-03 07:16:34

"Entertaining and Educational" Professor Lear obviously knows his history and art. If he hosted a salon, I would attend regularly. His tour mixes education, entertainment, and humor perfectly. It is well paced and introduces a few...

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Mack

2017-05-21 17:01:34

“Informative and wonderful feminist-minded Met tour” I am typically someone who abhors tours and guides, but this was very worthwhile. Professor Lear has a great deal of breadth and depth given his Classics background. Found him to be humorous, informative, provocative, and wonderful. Enjoy!

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Andrew

professor and guide
English, French, Italian, German
New York, New York, United States

About :

All tours are led personally by Professor Andrew Lear, a leading scholar on the history of sexuality and a master guide. With a B.A. from Harvard and a Ph.D. from UCLA, Professor Lear is one of the foremost experts on the erotic in Greek and Roman art. His book on Greek vase-painting won widespread praise for its erudition and accessibility, and was hailed by the American Journal of Archaeology as “destined for Classic status.” First and foremost, however, Professor Lear is a teacher. He prides himself on his ability to make high culture accessible to everyone, honed through years of teaching at Columbia, NYU and Harvard—where he won the Harvard Certificate for Excellence in Teaching four times. With his groundbreaking work on the history of art, his expertise in bringing the past to life and his long experience as a scholar and teacher, Professor Lear is your ideal guide to the always exciting, often racy, world of great art.


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Reviews (74)

Jessica B

2017-07-05 06:18:45

"Nasty Ladies Tour at the Met" What a fun and informative tour. Professor Lear is passionate about the information and his stories are interesting and well researched. The tour is leisure and not rushed. I will definitely be back...

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Alyssa S

2017-07-03 10:36:42

"Interesting & Fun Experience of the Met" As someone who doesn't have the stamina to spend all day in a museum, this tour was an awesome way to experience the Met without being overwhelmed. Prof. Lear was a highly engaging and knowledgeable...

+More
jseniar

2017-07-03 07:16:34

"Entertaining and Educational" Professor Lear obviously knows his history and art. If he hosted a salon, I would attend regularly. His tour mixes education, entertainment, and humor perfectly. It is well paced and introduces a few...

+More
Mack

2017-05-21 17:01:34

“Informative and wonderful feminist-minded Met tour” I am typically someone who abhors tours and guides, but this was very worthwhile. Professor Lear has a great deal of breadth and depth given his Classics background. Found him to be humorous, informative, provocative, and wonderful. Enjoy!

+More
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