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Host: Bibliotheca Hertziana - Max-Planck-Institut für Kunstgeschichte

Seminar Series: Reflections on the Digital Turn in the Humanities and the Sciences

Seminar 7. Between Physical Lockdown and Unparalleled Virtual Wanderings: Reflections on the Impact of the Pandemic on the Digital Turn
In the early modern period, a new visual culture was generated as a result of new media (as a result of the printing press); new tools of observing the world (such as telescopes and microscopes); and new questions about nature and the world. Similarly, one could argue that the current development of digital media (such as the internet, and online publication options) and digital tools (such as online catalogues and databases, or 3D modelling software) has led to new ways of finding answers and resources. [more]
"Benché senza colori abbino tutta la forza dell’arte". In questo modo, nel 1590, Giovanni Paolo Lomazzo descriveva le opere realizzate a chiaroscuro, restituendo tutta la complessità teorica di un’opera pittorica eseguita con una tavolozza ridotta. Una pittura così realizzata, infatti, assume un singolare vigore espressivo in virtù dell’assenza della consueta policromia a suggerire i colori della realtà. [more]
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