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Venice Distinguished Lecture and Metapictorial Conference

The University of Warwick in Venice and the Department of History of Art are pleased to present two prestigious events at the Palazzo Pesaro Papafava, the University’s teaching and research centre in Venice.
The First Warwick in Venice Biennial Lecture in the History of Art

‘Portraying Beauty: Parmigianino, Raphael and Titian’

by Elizabeth Cropper, Dean, Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts, National Gallery of Art, Washington DC
Friday 25th October 2013, 6:00pm

‘The Metapictorial: East and West’

A one-day conference organised by the Department of History of Art in collaboration with the Fondazione Giorgio Cini, The Humanities Research Centre and the Early Modern Forum, University of Warwick
Saturday 26 October 2013, 10.00 am
Entry to both events is free but space on the Metapictorial Conference is limited therefore registration is essential.

For further information please email Dr Lorenzo Pericolo,

The Palazzo Pesaro Papafava is easily accessible by land and water:
• 12-minute walk from Venice’s Santa Lucia Railway Station
• 10-minute ride by water taxi from Venice’s Marco Polo Airport
• 3-minute walk from the Ca’ d’Oro vaporetto stop on the Grand Canal, which is serviced by the number 1 vaporetto
For further information about directions and suggestions about accommodation, please email
Warwick’s administrator in Venice, Chiara Croff:
Palazzo Pesaro Papafava, Calle de la Rachetta, Cannaregio 3764, 30121 Venice