TALK/ Restoration Conversations: 'Art rescue in progress'
November 13, 6.30pm
Those who have always wanted to visit an art conservation studio will now have their chance to view a Florence atelier from afar. On November 13, art lovers around the world are invited to tune into the online series ‘Restoration Conversations’ for an interview titled ‘Art rescue in progress’, with Florence-based conservator Elizabeth Wicks. On location, live from her studio near piazza Santa Croce, Elizabeth will discuss the art of healing two large-scale ovals by 18th-century painter Violante Ferroni: Saint John of God Heals Plague Victims and Saint John of God Feeds the Poor. To join this art-filled conversation revealing the secrets of one of Florence’s most fascinating professions, tune in online, with Advancing Women Artists and The Florentine on Friday, November 13 at 6.30pm in Italy; 12.30pm EST; 9.30am PST; 5.30pm in the UK. Access directly through TF’s Facebook and YouTube channels.