Abracadabra to Alchemy: 7000 Years of Magic
Taught by Gabriella Corey
After receiving a degree in the History of Art and Architecture from College of Charleston in 2013, Gabriella moved to Germany to travel and work. In September 2015, Gabriella completed her master’s thesis from the Universtiy of Glasgow on clocks and shfiting temporality in Medieval western art and moved from London back to Germany. In January, she accepted a position with Christie’s Old Master Department and moved to a Success Specialist position at artnet in April. Outside of work, Gabriella’s interests focus around getting lost in new areas of the city, eating cupcakes at every possible opportunity, and reading an incredibly random selection of books.
Trace the journey of magic through its exciting and hotly debated formative years.
From the performance of the “cup and ball” trick observed in ancient Rome through medieval incantations and potions, the story of magic will enchant you.