Monday, November 14, 2016
Remembering the Florence Flood -- 50 Years Later
Join us as two of the conservators, Marco Grassi and Susanne Sack, who went to Florence to help, and Philippe de Montebello, who was in Florence at the time of the Flood, share their reminiscences and insights.
The discussions wil be preceded by a showing of highlights from the documentary film -- Florence: Days of Destruction -- produced in 1966, within weeks of the disaster. It is directed by Franco Zeffirelli and narrated by Richard Burton. The film was made in both Italian and English. IFAR will be showing the English version, using a rare copy graciously lent to us by the University of Maryland.
Registration and Pre-Payment for the Event are required.
Q&A and a Reception will Follow the Talks
Event Speaker(s)Philippe de Montebello
Marco Grassi, Paintings Conservator and Consultant; Member, IFAR Art Advisory Council
Susanne P. Sack, Former Chief Conservator, Brooklyn Museum of Art; Honorary Fellow, International Institute for Conservation