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Journey in the Landscape of Italian Art - The Pastoral: Underneath the Surface of Idyll

Date:

02/14/2017


 Journey in the Landscape of Italian Art - The Pastoral: Underneath the Surface of Idyll

Journey in the Landscape of Italian Art

Despite appearances, in art, a landscape is never just a backdrop

February 14th at 6pm
The Pastoral: Underneath the Surface of Idyll

Italian Cultural Institute
500 N Michigan Avenue, Suite 1450

 

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Registration at https://landscape-pastoral.eventbrite.com 

 

The second of a series of three lectures, given by art historian Giovanni Aloi, culminating in a guided tour of the Italian works of the Art Institute of Chicago. This series of talks maps the fundamental themes and landmark moments of the influential history of Italian landscape painting, from medieval to contemporary art.

This lecture looks at the idealization of pastoral life considering the spiritual, historical, economic, and environmental factors that have modeled the representation of landscape in Italian art.

Free and open to the public.

Information

Date: Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Time: From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm

Entrance : Free


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