Lisa Kaborycha is available to deliver lectures in Florence, the UK, and throughout Europe.

Here is a selected list of lectures on Renaissance Italy:

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“Rites of Spring: The Easter Season in the Art of Medieval and Renaissance Florence”

“Florentine government and society from the Black Death to the Ciompi Rebellion”

“Nature’s Secretaries: Renaissance Women and the Art of Writing Artless Letters”

“From Money Changing to Magnificence: The Rise of the Medici in the 15th Century”

“Visions of Hell: Images of the Inferno from Dante to Dan Brown ”

“The Epicurean Machiavelli: Food, Sex, and the Appetite for Power in Renaissance Italy”

“Filippo Brunelleschi: Genius, Ingenuity, and Engineering”

“The Real and the Ethereal in the Madonnas of Fra Angelico and Fra Filippo Lippi”

“Leon Battista Alberti: Anatomy of a Renaissance Polymath”

“Luca della Robbia: Arte Nuova, Utile e Bellissima

“Botticelli: From The Birth of Venus to the Bonfire of the Vanities”
Lisa Kaborycha teaching at Orsanmichele

“Madness, Melancholy, and Terribleness: the Transfiguration of the High Renaissance Artist”

“Leonardo da Vinci, the Youthful Genius From Vinci”

” ‘In Painting I Can Hold Myself Against Anyone’: Leonardo’s Mature Years”

“The ‘Strangeness and Fanciful New Maniera‘ of Jacopo Pontormo”

“A ‘Most Serene’ Art: Venetian Painters of the High Renaissance”

“Apotheosis of la maniera: the Art of Giorgio Vasari, Agnolo Bronzino, and Alessandro Allori”

“The Este Dynasty of Ferrara: A Feudal Family Between Legend and Reality”

“The Gonzaga of Mantua: Grandeur and Political Grit”

“The Montefeltro of Urbino: Learning, the Arts, and the Art of War”

“Courtiers and Courtesans: Painting, Literature, and Prostitution in Renaissance Venice”

“Crisis at Court: The Italian Wars”

“Italians and Italian Art at the Tudor and Stuart Courts”

“Medici ‘Matronage’ from Lucrezia Tornabuoni to Anna Maria Luisa de’ Medici”

“Stigmatics, Anchorites, Wives, and Martyrs: Holy Women in Italian Renaissance Art”

“Masculinity in the Works of Dante”

“ ‘What’s Love Got to do with it?’ Marriage, Art, Death, and Taxes in Quattrocento Florence”

“Among rare men: Bronzino and homoerotic culture at the Medici court” Special Lecture Series: Bronzino at the Court of Cosimo I de’ Medici, Bonnie J. Sacerdote Lecture Hall, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, March 26 2010. Link


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