Neobaroque Modern: Oscar Niemeyer and the Construction of a Brazilian Identity
Spring Term Opening Lecture
- Date: Feb 8, 2023
- Time: 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM (Local Time Germany)
- Speaker: Tristan Weddigen
- Location: Villino Stroganoff, Via Gregoriana 22, 00187 Rome
- Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
The lecture explores the reuse of the colonial Baroque in the modernist discourse, and more specifically in Oscar Niemeyer’s early architectural work, as a means to forming Brazilian identity.
Tristan Weddigen is director at the Bibliotheca Hertziana – Max Planck Institute for Art History and professor at the University of Zurich. His department focuses on contemporary Italian art, its global entanglements, materiality and mediality, the history of art history and digital visual studies.
The lecture can be followed also online on our Vimeo Channel: https://vimeo.com/event/2849954