April 26, 2024 10:00 am - 12:00 pm ET
School of the Museum of Fine Arts
230 The Fenway, Room B310
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The SMFA at Tufts, in co-sponsorship with the Center for the Humanities at Tufts, the Department of the History of Art and Architecture, the International Literary and Cultural Studies Department, and the Visual and Material Studies Program, invite you to a special event with special guest, Giorgia Gastaldon (University of Udine). Her lecture is entitled "Female and Feminist Practices in Italian Abstract Art in the 1970s."

Dr. Gastaldon's lecture will discuss abstract art's potential to subvert silence as a condition to which in 1970s Italy, women had been restrained for thousands of years, to rediscover operative traditions that were predominantly feminine, and to embody the passing of time and the repetition of gestures.

Giorgia Gastaldon (PhD University of Udine) is Assistant Professor of Contemporary Art History at the Università degli Studi dell' nsubria, Italy, and scientific director of the Italian Council project Now We Have Seen. Women and Art in the Seventies in Italy, hosted by the Bibliotheca Hertziana in Rome.

Please register if you would like to attend. For questions, please reach out to Silvia Bottinelli: silvia.bottinelli@tufts.edu