The second event in the series ‘Restoration Conversations’: ‘Art rescue in progress’, an interview with conservator Elizabeth Wicks, live from her Florence studio. Audiences are treated to close-up views of artist Violante Ferroni’s two eighteenth-century paintings, from Advancing Women Artists' current conservation project, ‘The Art of Healing’. A unique opportunity to visit a Florence atelier from afar.


Organizers: The Florentine and Advancing Women Artists. Art of Healing partners: Advancing Women Artists, Robert Lehman Foundation, Florida State University in Florence and the Lion’s Fountain, The Rauch Foundation, AWA Art Angels. Artwork owners: Santa Maria Nuova Foundation and Azienda USL Toscana Centro.

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