When Food Became a Work of Art

Nov 22, 2020 400

On Tuesday, November 24, at 4:00 p.m. EST, Luca Cottini, Villanova University Associate Professor and Host & Creator of the Italian Innovators YouTube show, presents “When Food Became a Work of art”, in the framework of the 5th Italian Cuisine in the World Week. Click here to register, registration is required.

What does food mean in painting? Why does it become a pictorial theme? In this lecture, Dr. Cottini will examine the meanings of painted food from Caravaggio and the Baroque still life genre to impressionism and 20th century Italian painting and photography, and will explore how the food imagery became a key cultural emblem of our age.k the button to register!

SOURCE: Italian Consulate in Philadelphia

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