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Destruction, Alteration, Renewal

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  • UserPhilippe de Montebello (Director Emeritus, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Fiske Kimball Professor, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University)
  • ClockTuesday 20 November 2012, 17:00-18:30
  • HouseMill Lane Lecture Room 9.

If you have a question about this talk, please contact Ruth Rushworth.

Philippe de Montebello (Director Emeritus, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Fiske Kimball Professor, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University) will give a series of three public lectures on The Multiple Lives of the Work of Art and participate in a concluding symposium.

In his second lecture, Destruction, Alteration, Renewal,  Philippe de Montebello will talk about  how iconoclasm, vandalism, and variants thereof, as well as issues of reconstruction and restoration, affect the work and the viewer.

Full details: http://www.crassh.cam.ac.uk/events/2179/

This talk is part of the Humanitas series.

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