Expert meeting 25-26 May 2023- From the mind to the page: navigating the early modern sketchbook
In order to gain a better understanding of the functioning of early modern sketchbooks from the North, this expert-meeting aims to look beyond the separate folios to uncover the rationale behind these objects.
Lecture: “From Decorated Armor to Collectible Paper: the Beginning of the Printed Etching” on May 30, 2023 at 6PM
The Director of the Netherlands Interuniversity Institute for Art History (NIKI), Michael W. Kwakkelstein, in partnership with the Director of Art in Tuscany, Alessandra Baroni, has the pleasure to invite you to the lecture by Nadine Orenstein (Drue Heinz Curator in Charge, Department of Drawings and Print, The Metropolitan Museum), entitled “From Decorated Armor to Collectible Paper: the Beginning of Printed Etching”.
Conference Fragments, Architecture, and Antiquarian Knowledge Organized – 8-9 June 2023
This symposium addresses how different types of information on past architecture were created, collected, translated, and disseminated via various media between the Sixteenth and Eighteenth Centuries.
Presentazione del libro ”Cerca Trova: Leonardo da Vinci e la Battaglia di Anghiari” – 23 maggio, ore 18
Presentazione del libro ”Cerca Trova: Leonardo da Vinci e la Battaglia di Anghiari” – 23 maggio, ore 18 A partire dagli anni Settanta molte energie sono state spese per comprendere dove fosse ubicata la Battaglia di Anghiari, il perduto dipinto che Leonardo da Vinci realizzò all’inizio del XVI secolo a Firenze, nel Salone dei Cinquecento […]
Lecture: “Botticelli and the Management of Demand” on May 4, 2023 at 6PM
Michael W. Kwakkelstein | Director (NIKI) has the pleasure to invite you to the lecture “Botticelli and the Management of Demand”, by our scholar-in-residence, Michelle O’Malley, PhD. (Warburg Institute, University of London).
Utrecht Summer School 2023: The Art of Renaissance in Florence and Rome
Florence, originally founded by the Romans, was governed by the Medici family for centuries. Most of them had a passionate interest in painting, sculpture, architecture, and literature. Still Florence keeps an exceptional artistic heritage, which is marvelous evidence of its aged culture. This course offers students the opportunity to study the works of art from the Renaissance period, while staying in Florence.
NWIB Summer School 2023: Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) and the birth of the modern anatomical illustration
This year’s NWIB Summer School at the NIKI is devoted to “Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) and the birth of the modern anatomical illustration”.
Minor Italian Art and History (first semester 2023-2024)
This Minor program offers the opportunity of working with a large variety of methodologies in order to understand present-day Italy through its historical developments in a profoundly cross-disciplinary context.
International NIKI conference Museum Catharijneconvent, Utrecht, Friday 31 March 2023
Italy and the Low Countries – Artistic Relations: The Sixteenth Century. Organised by Gert Jan van der Sman (NIKI, Florence)
Leonardo da Vinci Summer Course | The Tension between Theory & Practice (August 2023)
An in-depth study of the drawings, paintings, and writings of Leonardo da Vinci (Vinci 1452-Amboise, France 1519). This course seeks to define the relationship between Leonardo’s development as a painter and his scientific research.