Fri, February 19, 2016
10:00 – 12:00
Il Grande Museo del Duomo
Piazza del Duomo 42
On-site guided visit with Francesca Baldry, Villa La Pietra Collection Manager
Discover 720 years of sculptural and architectural masterpieces, now presented in a modern museum space, including works by Michelangelo, Donatello, Ghiberti, Verrocchio, and the statues from the Giotto Bell Tower and the Cathedral. We will observe and discuss the original function and location of the various artworks, their techniques and current aesthetic interpretation in the Grande Museo del Duomo, designed by Architect Adolfo Natalini.
Open to NYU Students only.
Museum Meetings is a series of conversations dedicated to various aspects of art and museums: collecting, display, art techniques, conservation, and the role of museums in society today.