How History Shaped Naples’s Arts & Architecture – A Photo Presentation

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(Photography on this page is from Enrico Della Pietra. Visit his studio at PhotoItalia Studio)

Date: Friday January 15, 2021
Time: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. — the actual presentation will take an hour but we are allowing time to resolve any possible technical challenges at the beginning and plenty of time for Q&A at the end.
Location: The event will be presented online using the Zoom platform. An invitation and explanations on how to join the meeting will be sent to registered participants the day before the presentation or on the morning of.
Presenter: Enrico Della Pietra
Cost: $10/person
Deadline: noon on 01/15.

Happy 2021 everyone!
Let’s hope for all of our sakes that this will be the year the world returns to health and you can return to Italy! In the meantime, let’s continue our virtual exploration of Italy from the comfort of our respective homes with a new series of presentations.

Have you ever wondered why traveling from one Italian city to the next feels like traveling from one country to another even though you have only driven for a couple of hours?… or why, within the same city, certain buildings, churches, or palaces border with stylistic or artistic “anomalies”?

While you may know enough about this country you adore to conclude that History is the secret artist behind the canvas, you might enjoy digging a bit deeper and taking another tour with your own history guide!

For the first presentation in this new series of talks on Italian cities, we will once again turn to Enrico to reveal to us how History shaped the artistic and architectural landscape of his native Naples as he leads us through a photographic tour of the city in search of signs of centuries past and foreign influences.

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