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Pratt In Venice

November 6, 2020 12:00 PM – 5:30 PM


Pratt in Venice, in celebration of 35 years of the Program, will hold a Research Symposium on Friday, November 6, 2020, from noon–5:30 pm EST. The Symposium will take place virtually via Zoom (link below), and is free and open to the public.

Considering all aspects of Venetian visual culture from the Middle Ages to the present, papers and discussion will be held by Pratt in Venice alumni whose research began as participants in the program.

Confirmed speakers include:

Victoria Boardman (PiV ‘07), artist
A New Venetian Herbal: Depictions of Medicinal Plants in Carpaccio’s Cycle of Paintings for the Scuola Sant’Orsola

Diana Bowers-Smith (PiV ‘13), Brooklyn Public Library
The Physical Text is History: Erhard Ratdolt’s Editions of Werner Rolewinck’s Fasciculus Temporum

Cynthia Brenwall (PiV ‘07), New York City Municipal Archives
The Guilded City: Gold, Venice and the Art Market – 1233- 1500

Marietta Burdick (PiV ‘17), Resnicow and Associates
Love, Law, and Lux: The Theological Basis for Tintoretto’s Paintings in the Choir of the Madonna dell’Orto

Joseph Kopta (PiV ‘07), Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte, Samuel H. Kress Fellow
Bessarion’s Byzantine Books and a Venetian Paradigm

Sergio Morosini (PiV ‘92–’94), artist
Young Titian’s Five-century Secret

Safiye Şentürk (PiV ‘17)
Formation of an Indigenous Ottoman Decorative Vocabulary in Response to Silk Exchange with the Venetian Republic: 1453–1571 CE

Jesse Sullivan (PiV ‘19), Temple University, Ph.D. student
Investigating Alterations: The Morosini Altarpiece in San Francesco della Vigna

The symposium is free and open to the public; no registration is necessary. The lectures will also be recorded and uploaded to Pratt in Venice’s YouTube channel shortly after the event. A detailed schedule will be provided closer to the date.

Friday, November 6, 2020
12–5:30 pm EST
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