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Delicacies and Poisons: the Art of the Table during the Medici Era - First Part

Date:

10/12/2021


Delicacies and Poisons: the Art of the Table during the Medici Era - First Part

A three day Symposium on the occasion of the Metropolitan Museum exhibition:  “The Medici Portraits and Politics -1512-1570”.

 

  • Tuesday, October 12 -4PM to 6PM 

Delicacies and poisons: the Art of the Table during the Medici Era - First Part

 

Moderator: Fabio Finotti

Speakers:

Antonella Campanini: University of Gastronomic Sciences | Pollenzo Campus

Clair Litt: Queen's University Kingston, ON

Sheila Barker: Executive Director of Friends of the Medici Archive Project -Director of the Jane Fortune Research Program on Women Artists -University of Pennsylvania

Topics: what are the new delicacies and the secret poisons that were elaborated during the Italian Renaissance, and what are the boundaries between history and legend, science and art? What innovations were introduced by the Italian courts in terms of table setting and food presentation and serving?

Information

Date: Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Time: From 4:00 pm To 6:00 pm

Organized by : IIC-NY

Entrance : Free


Location:

Istituto Italiano di Cultura - NY

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