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The British Institute of Florence
Piazza Strozzi 2 & Lungarno Guicciardini 9, 50125 Firenze
Cultural Programme event
Lecture in English by Carl Strehlke
The celebrated art historian and critic Bernard Berenson (1865-1959) collected at Villa I Tatti not only Western but also Eastern art. Dr Carl Brandon Strehlke, who is Curator Emeritus at the Philadelphia Museum of Art and Visiting Professor at Johns Hopkins University, will talk about Berenson’s study and collecting of East Asian art and will end with some personal thoughts about the study of East Asian art today.
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The Cultural Programme is open to members of the British Institute of Florence. Membership options range from 24 hours (€6) to Life (€600).