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Arezzo. The City of Vasari / Vasari: the collector of the lives of great artists

Dialogues on Giorgio Vasari: Francesca Chieli in conversation with Ingrid Rowland

 

Ingrid Drake Rowland

The author Ingrid Drake Rowland (Princeton, August 19, 1953) is an American Italianist and a professor at the University of Notre Dame’s Faculty of History. She frequently contributes to The New York Review of Books. Daughter of Nobel Prize-winning chemist Frank Sherwood Rowland, she graduated in classical literature from Pomona College in 1974 and earned her Master’s and Ph.D. in Greek literature and classical archaeology from Bryn Mawr College. Having moved to Rome, she writes about art, architecture, history, and various other topics on Italy for The New York Review of Books.

 

Francesca Chieli

Currently the Rector of the Fraternita dei Laici in Arezzo, she served on the Board of Directors of the Biblioteca Città di Arezzo until 2020. A tenured professor at the Liceo Classico in Arezzo, she is also an art historian and holds a Ph.D. in the History of Architecture and Urban Planning. She is specialized in Informatics applied to the Humanities and Cultural Heritage. She has taught at the University of Florence (Faculty of Architecture) and is currently president of the Piero della Francesca Foundation. Author of numerous essays and publications focused on 15th and 16th-century art, she curated the 2016 project “Piero nei Musei/I Musei di Piero” (Conference of Studies) for the Municipality of Arezzo, inviting directors of Italian museums hosting the works of Piero della Francesca and specialists in the field.

 

All presentations will be interspersed with readings of selected passages from The Lives by Alessandra Bedino

 

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Contacts:
+39 0575 377904
info@bibliotecaarezzo.it

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WHEN

June 7, 2024
6:00 PM

WHERE

Arezzo
Biblioteca Città di Arezzo
via dei Pileati, 8 / Conference Room

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