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

Date:

10/14/2021


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

Closing day of the Medici's Symposium on the occasion of the MET Exhibition: “The Medici Portraits and Politics -1512-1570”

 

  • Thursday, October 14 4PM to 6PM

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

 

Moderator: Fabio Finotti

 

Speakers:

Luigi Ballerini, Emeritus University of California, UCLA - – In video-conference | In Italian with English subtitles.

Pietro Frassica - Princeton University - In English

Julia Davis, Curator of exhibitions and installations at the Musée de Luxembourg (Paris), Musée Interational de la Parfumerie (Grasse, France), Longhouse Reserve, New York. - In English.

 

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: Thursday, October 14, 2021

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

Organized by : Istituto Italiano - NY

Entrance : Free


Location:

Istituto Italiano di Cultura - NY

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