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Arabic and Latin Science of Vision and the Theory of Perspective in Early Renaissance Florence
27.09.2018 - 29.09.2018 
SISMEL - Florence
Colloques, journées d'études


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Arabic and Latin Science of Vision and the Theory of Perspective in Early Renaissance Florence

Florence, 27-29 settembre 2018

This international conference explores the passage from visual theories elaborated in the Medieval East and Latin Worlds to the development of artistic theories of linear perspective in early 15th century Florence.

Thursday 27 September
10.00 Agostino Paravicini Bagliani, Nicholas Temple, Cecilia Panti
Al-Hazen: Arab and Latin science of perspective
10.30 Graziella Federici Vescovini (Università di Firenze)
L’influence du ‘De aspectibus’ (Kitab al Manazir) d’Ibn al Haytham ou Alhazen, dans la pensée latine du XIIIe au XVe siècle
11.15 Nader El-Bizri (American University of Beirut)
Alhazen’s Theory of Vision
13.00 Lunch pause
Science of vision and perspectiva
14.30 Dietrich Lohrmann (Aachen University)
The Medieval Treatises 'De speculo comburenti'. The Search for Solar Energy from Alhazen to Leonardo da Vinci
15.15 Jeremiah Hackett (University of South Carolina)
Roger Bacon’s Two Versions of his ‘Perspectiva’: The Limits and Objectives of his Teaching
16.00 Coffee Break
16.30 Valeria Sorge (Università di Napoli Federico II)
Biagio Pelacani da Parma e la Perspectiva
17.15 Cecilia Panti (Università di Roma Tor Vergata)
Il problema delle fonti del Terzo Commentario di Lorenzo Ghiberti

Friday 28 September
Theology, philosophy and the theory of vision
9.15 Danielle Jacquart (EPHE Paris)
L'intrusion de la 'perspectiva' dans l'exégèse biblique (XIIIe-XIVe s.)
10.00 Francesca Galli (Università della Svizzera Italiana)
Ottica e predicazione a Santa Croce nella seconda metà del Duecento
10.45 Coffee Break
11.15 Dallas G. Denery II (Bowdoin College, Maine)
Vision, Visual Error, and Relativism in the Fourteenth Century
12.00 Il Kim (Auburn University, Alabama)
Perspective in the Renaissance: To See and To Be Seen According to Cusanus
13.00 Lunch pause
Linear perspective and figurative practices
14.30 Alberto Faliva (University of Huddersfield)
Situating ‘perspectiva’ in Renaissance Florence
15.15 Nicholas Temple (University of Huddersfield)
Lorenzo Ghiberti and Contested Views of ‘perspectiva’ in Renaissance Concepts of Space
16.00 Coffee Break
16.30 J. V. Field (Birkbeck, University of London)
Piero della Francesca and the Interaction between Theory and Practice
17.15 Filippo Camerota (Museo Galileo, Firenze)
‘Perspectiva practica’: un ponte tra ‘perspectiva communis’ e ‘prospectiva pingendi’
18.00 Concluding remarks

Saturday 29 September
9.30 – 13.00 Visit to the Museo dell’Opera del Duomo
Guide: Aldo Galli (Università di Trento)
The visit includes
Cupola di Brunelleschi (reserved at 9.30-10.00)
Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore
Campanile di Giotto
Battistero di San Giovanni
Santa Reparata e il Museo dell'Opera del Duomo
The Museo dell’Opera comprises the reconstructed 15th century west façade of the Duomo and the restored original bronze doors of Lorenzo Ghiberti
The visit is reserved for the conference speakers.
Other participants to the conference who wish to join the group must pay or book the individual ticket (euros 18) at the ticket office
Via della Canonica, 1
50122 - Firenze
Phone: +39 055 2302885
Email: opera[at]

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