On October 12–13, Art History Professor & Chair Lorenzo Pericolo
took part in a two-day workshop at Cambridge University, UK, organized by DAAD–Cambridge University: The Language of Ambiguity in Early Modern Art
. Professor Pericolo gave a presentation on the notion of “obscurity” in classical sources and early modern art theoretical and rhetorical sources: Cicero, Quintilian, Galen, Lodovico Dolce, Giovan Paolo Lomazzo, Carlo Cesare Malvasia, Gabriele Paleotti, and Sforza Pallavicino. He also gave a short presentation on “stylistic obscurity” at the Fitzwilliam Museum of Art, Cambridge, in relation to Guido Reni’s Ecce Homo
Professors Alexander Marr (Cambridge University), Kathryn Murphy (Oxford University), James Clifton (Museum of Fine Arts, Houston), Lorenzo Pericolo, Karin Leonhard (Konstanz University), and Fabian Jonietz (Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte, Munich), at the Fitzwilliam Museum.