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Nicholson Lecture Series: Inside the mind of the “Renaissance man”
Sat. 3 December 2016, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm AEDT
Academy Travel proudly sponsors the 2016 Nicholson lecture series entitled Classicism Ancient and Modern: how Rome transformed our world, held on the first Saturday of each month from 2-3pm in the Main Quadrangle of the University of Sydney. After the Museum’s lectures, join us for a light afternoon tea break in the Main Quadrangle from 3pm, followed by short talks from our tour leaders at 3.15pm.
Dr Kathleen Olive on: Inside the mind of the “Renaissance man”, from Federico da Montefeltro’s Urbino to Leonardo in Milan
In this talk Dr Kathleen Olive looks at the impact of the Renaissance in northern Italy, from Leonardo da Vinci’s optical theory in Milan, to Andrea Mantegna’s stint in Mantua and Federico da Montefeltro’s complete transformation of tiny Urbino.