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2018 Mar 01

Bruno Zevi. A joint lecture by Caspar Pearson and Roberto Dulio

6:00pm

Location: 

Palazzo Grifoni Budini Gattai, Via dei Servi 51, 50122 Firenze

Faced with the task of reconstruction following the Second World War, architects interpreted the Renaissance in a variety of ways. Sometimes seen as a model of ‘rebirth,’ the Renaissance could also appear as the chief repository of the defunct canons from which modern architects had to escape. Bruno Zevi continually negotiated such oppositions in his historical and critical writings, as he sought to interrogate the meaning of the Renaissance for the modern world.... Read more about Bruno Zevi. A joint lecture by Caspar Pearson and Roberto Dulio

2017 Nov 30

Thursday Seminar “Exuberant lines: On so-called ‘calligraphic’ drawings in 17th-century Italy”

6:00pm

Location: 

Gould Hall

In this talk, Nicola Suthor will discuss the long-standing literary tradition of a controversial artistic performance first demonstrated in ancient Greece and consisting of drawing a form or figure by means of a single continuous line.... Read more about Thursday Seminar “Exuberant lines: On so-called ‘calligraphic’ drawings in 17th-century Italy”

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