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

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A three day Symposium on the occasion of the Metropolitan Museum exhibition: “The Medici Portraits and Politics -1512-1570”. Tuesday, October 12, 2021. From 4:00 pm To 6:00 pm. Italian Cultural Institute of New York, 686 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10065. Free Entrance. Book here. 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?

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