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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

jjFaced 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 Oct 18

Ariosto and the Arabs: Contexts of the Orlando Furioso. An International Conference

(All day)

Location: 

Gould Hall

jjAmong the most complex and engaging artefacts of early modern Italian culture, Ludovico Ariosto’s Orlando furioso was first published in 1516 and twice revised before its definitive edition in 1532. It emerged from a world that was rapidly expanding on a number of fronts while simultaneously subject to a disastrous breakdown of political, social, and religious certainties. Read more about Ariosto and the Arabs: Contexts of the Orlando Furioso. An International Conference

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

jjThe 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”

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