Seminar: From Eye to Mouth: on Edible Images in the Renaissance

Date: 

Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Gould Hall, I Tatti

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Speaker: Jérémie Koering (Centre André Chastel)

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Jérémie Koering is a scholar at the CNRS (Centre André Chastel). He has been the recipient of grants and fellowships from the French Academy in Rome (2003-2004), the Deutsches Forum für Kunstgeschichte (2009), Yale University (Focillon Fellowship, 2014) and INHA/Villa Médicis (Chastel Fellowship, 2016). His fields of study are Italian Renaissance Art, epistemology of art history, and anthropology of images. He has published several books: Le prince en représentation. Les décors du palais ducal de Mantoue au XVIe siècle (2013); Caravage, juste un détail (2018); co-edited with Stephen J. Campbell, Andrea Mantegna: Making Art History (2015); transcribed and edited an unpublished manuscript by Robert Klein, L’Esthétique de la technè. L’art selon Aristote et les théories des arts visuels au XVIe siècle (2017); co-edited with Yve-Alain Bois a special issue of October (Winter 2019) devoted to Meyer Schapiro and Hubert Damisch. Currently, he is writing two books: one on edible images (Des images que l’on mange, Actes Sud, 2019), the other on Schapiro’s drawings (Meyer Schapiro, en dessinant).