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Thursday, November 16, 2017

November Monthly Meeting

The November Monthly Meeting takes place Thursday, November 16th, beginning at 7:30pm and offers IWF members and their guests the exclusive opportunity to enjoy a private event at the historic Palazzo Pepoli (via Castiglione, 8) where at 8pm guest speakers Professor Luca Ciancabilla, from the University of Bologna and Camillo Tarozzi, curator and restorer of the exhibition 'Street Art - Bansky &Co. L'arte allo stato urbano' will offer an enticing presentation regarding street art today.  For this unique opportunity, there will be a 5euro cost for members and guests, please meet inside in the museum atrium.  Following the presentation, consider joining us for a no host-aperitivo at Cafe de Paris (Piazza della Francia, 1/c).


Palazzo Pepoli, via Castiglione 8, map


Thursday, November 16th


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Luca Ciancabilla is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Bologna and Vice President of the 'Scuola di Lettere e Beni Culturali' at both the Bologna and Ravenna campuses.  Graduated in History of cultural heritage restoration at University of Bologna, he began his career working at the Cultural Institute of Emilia Romagna Region and the Museum and History and Theory of Restoration at the University of Bologna.  In addition, he was a research fellow at the Department of Cultural Heritage of the University of Bologna while carrying out his PhD at the University of Siena (2011). He has published numerous essays on the history of the restoration, conservation, collectors and collections and the protection of works of art in Italy.

Camillo Tarozzi, a Bologna native, specialized in art restoration at Ottorino Nonfarmale where he collaborated in the restoration of several important pieces of work from 1967 to 1970.  From 1970 to 1972, he worked on the restoration of several murals in the main artistic monument of Isphahan in Iran.  Upon returning to Italy, he worked in Ferrara on the splendid Allegoria by Sarafino dei Serafini from 1975-1978.