Professor, The School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences (EHESS, Paris)
6:00pm, Betts Auditorium
Patricia Falguières is Professor of Renaissance Studies at the School for Advanced Studies in Social Sciences (EHESS), Paris. She has worked on Renaissance philosophy and arts, classifications, encyclopœdias and the birth of the museum. Among her publications is Les Chambres de merveilles (Bayard, 2002). She is currently working on Renaissance Technè, an approach to art as a mode of production through Aristotelian ontology. She started the Arts, Invention, Industrie Seminaire at the Institut National d’histoire de l’Art, Paris, and the Gottfried Semper International Conference. She has published extensively on contemporary art.
Lecture made possible by the Jean Labatut Memorial Lectures in Architecture and Urban Planning Fund. The School of Architecture, Princeton University, is registered with the AIA Continuing Education System (AIA/CES) and is committed to developing quality learning activities in accordance with the AIA/CES criteria.