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

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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. 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 - Second Part

Moderator: Fabio Finotti. Speakers: Luigi Ballerini, Emeritus University of California, UCLA; Pietro Frassica - Princeton University; Julia Davis, Curator of exhibitions and installations at the Musée de Luxembourg (Paris), Musée Interational de la Parfumerie (Grasse, France), Longhouse Reserve, New York.

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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SOURCE: https://iicnewyork.esteri.it

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