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2017 Nov 06

"Time does not heal all Wounds: The Place of George Kubler’s 'The Shape of Time' within his Oeuvre, and its Colonial Discontents”

6:00pm

Location: 

Istituto degli Innocenti, Sala Brunelleschi, Piazza della Santissima Annunziata, 50121, Florence

The series of lectures and seminars "Rinascimenti" is jointly organized by Villa I Tatti and the Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz – Max Planck Institut.... Read more about "Time does not heal all Wounds: The Place of George Kubler’s 'The Shape of Time' within his Oeuvre, and its Colonial Discontents”

2017 Mar 20

“Gombrich on the Pleasures and Perils of Circular Thinking”

6:00pm

Location: 

Istituto degli Innocenti, Sala Brunelleschi Piazza della Santissima Annunziata 50121 Firenze

The Renaissance is a historiographical fable of the nineteenth century. Twentieth-century art history was shaped by various forms of dissatisfaction with the patterns and priorities it imposed. Few scholars, however, grasped the unresolved tension within the concept of Renaissance between an affirmative unrest (rebirth, a beginning) and the promise of closure through integration (the classic, an endpoint).... Read more about “Gombrich on the Pleasures and Perils of Circular Thinking”

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