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A conference on Antonio Canova in Mumbai on the bicentenary of his death
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A conference on Antonio Canova in Mumbai on the bicentenary of his death

Categories: Culture and creativity -Visual Arts
Chiara Rostagno takes us on an exciting journey through Antonio Canova's idea of beauty.
Amore e Psiche (1787-1793). Antonio Canova. Dettaglio
Amore e Psiche (1787-1793). Antonio Canova. Dettaglio

On 25 April, the Italian Cultural Institute of Mumbai presents a conference entitled  ‘Sweetness and beauty. Antonio Canova and natural beauty ‘ on the occasion of the bicentenary celebrations of the death of Antonio Canova, which took place in Venice on 13 October 1822.

The speaker at the conference, which is being held in collaboration with the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya Museum and the Asiatic Society of Mumbai, is Chiara Rostagno, an architect specialising in monument restoration.

She spearheaded the last preservation project of Leonardo da Vinci’s ‘The Last Supper’. She is also the Former Director of the Leonardo’s Last Supper National Museum and actual Scientific Director of Palazzo Litta in Milan.

As of 2010 she is Architect at MiC (the Italian Ministry of Culture and of 1999 to 2021 an Adjunct Professor at the Politecnico of Milan, where she has taught Conservation of Cultural Heritage, Landscape and Museology). She is the author of several books and papers in the field of Conservation and History of Cultural Heritage and Art.

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