Conferences and Lectures

Berenson Lecture II: Gli écorchés di Leonardo

Berenson Lecture II: Gli écorchés di Leonardo

November 5, 2014

Prof Paolo Galluzzi will give a lecture on 13 November, at 17:30, in the Gould Hall, entitled,“'Sanza le loro armadure' (Ms. di Madrid II, f.82r). Gli écorchés di Leonardo: nudi di macchine e meccanismi," as the second of the Bernard Berenson lectures

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“Machinae pictae”. Idea e immagini delle macchine nel Rinascimento

Nonostante il cospicuo progresso degli studi degli ultimi decenni, il “Rinascimento delle Read more about Berenson Lecture II: Gli écorchés di Leonardo

Conference: Luxury and the Ethics of Greed in the Early Modern World (25-26 Sept.)

Conference: Luxury and the Ethics of Greed in the Early Modern World (25-26 Sept.)

August 26, 2014

This conference aims to unravel the complex interaction of the competing paradigms of luxury and greed, which lie at the origins of modern consumption practices. In the western world, the phenomenon of luxury and the ethical dilemmas it raised appeared, for the first time since antiquity, in Renaissance Italy. Read more about Conference: Luxury and the Ethics of Greed in the Early Modern World (25-26 Sept.)