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24 November 2016TEIGNBRIDGE DFAS Special Interest Afternoon ; Renaissance: Siena and the Italian Piazza
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TEIGNBRIDGE DFAS Special Interest Afternoon ; Renaissance: Siena and the Italian Piazza
Prof Fabrizio Nevola
24/11/2016

Study Afternoon and Lunch

Venue: The Passage House Hotel, Kingsteignton

Speaker:  Prof. Fabrizio Nevola

The piazza was an innovative urban design developed during the Renaissance in Italy.  Setting aside the idealized depiction in treatises and sparsely populated paintings, Fabrizio will discuss the everyday use and representation of the piazza.

Prof. Nevola is Chair in Art History and Visual Culture at Exeter University.  He was involved in the exhibition at the National Gallery on Renaissance Siena and Art for a City, and is the author of  Siena, Constructing the Renaissance City and is a regular contributor to book reviews for the Burlington Magazine.

Cost: £35 for 2 course lunch with coffee/tea/mints 12.45pm to 2.15pm

Lecture  2.15pm to 3.15pm 

Contact Mrs Augusta Kyte, Study Day Organizer on 01626 775495 if you would like to reserve a place.