The Art of Restoration

Oct 10, 2021 328

Second day of the Medici Symposium on the occasion of the Metropolitan Museum exhibition: “The Medici Portraits and Politics -1512-1570”. Wednesday, October 13 -10:30AM / Noon. Italian Cultural Institute of New York, 686 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10065. Free Entrance. Book here. The Art of Restoration.

Moderator: Carlo Falciani Accademy of Fine Art Firenze. Speakers: Ludovica Nicolai – Restorer of Cellini bust at the Museo del Bargello (MET Exhibition “The Medici Portraits and Politics -1512-1570”); Lucia Dori -Restorer of Bronzino‘s Laura Battiferri’s portrait. MET Exhibition: “The Medici Portraits and Politics -1512-1570”); Marco Grassi – Painting Conservator at Gallerie degli Uffizi, Florence, and in Rome, Zurich and New York.

Topics: in addition to a history of art, is there also a history of restoration? What are the risks and dilemmas of restoration? What are the relationships between art and science with respect to restoration, and what possibilities bring the new technologies?

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