Patricia Lee Rubin

Patricia Lee Rubin: "Invention and Design in Laurentian Florence"

Video still of Patricia Rubin giving lecture at The Frick Collection

Patricia Lee Rubin, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University

The promotion of Florentine excellence in all of the arts was a mainstay of Lorenzo de’ Medici’s cultural politics. Bertoldo di Giovanni’s sculptural production took place in a context of intense creative competition, resulting in works that are innovative, inventive, and beautiful, qualities explored in this lecture. This lecture is funded by Dino and Raffaello Tomasso.