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Leonardo da Vinci, Extraordinary Genius: from Art to Science

  • Lohrfink Auditorium Georgetown University 3700 O Street Northwest Washington, DC, 20057 United States (map)
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In anticipation of the 2019 celebration of the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death, the Georgetown University Italian Research Institute, in collaboration with the Embassy of Italy, the Italian Cultural Institute, the Georgetown University Department of Italian, and the Department of Art & Art History is sponsoring a symposium on the great Renaissance master’s scientific work that underlines his extraordinary creativity and intellectual acumen.

 

FEATURING

Professor Francesca Fiorani 
Associate Dean for the Arts and Humanities 
Professor of Art History 
University of Virginia

“Leonardo da Vinci’s Painting and Arab Optics”

Professor Rodolfo Maffeis 
Assistant Professor of Art History 
Politecnico di Milano, Department of Design

“The Painter and the Moon: Cosmology Issues in Leonardo da Vinci’s Manuscript”

 

INTRODUCTION

Dean Christopher S. Celenza, Ph.D., Dr.phil.,
Professor of History and Classics
Georgetown College

 

MODERATOR

Professor Alfred Acres 
Wright Family Term Associate Professor 
Department of Art and Art History 
Georgetown University

 

LOCATION 

Lohrfink Auditorium 
Georgetown University 
McDonough School of Business, 2nd Floor 
3700 O Street NW 
Washington, DC, 20002

MORE INFO AND RSVP HERE