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Nourishing Genius: Food and Wine in the Time of Michelangelo

Date 10.06.2020

Michelangelo was wined and dined at the tables of popes and patrons. He also owned a vineyard, a cheese cave, and an orchard. Join Fred Plotkin, specialist in Italian gastronomy, opera, and history, and Getty drawings curator Julian Brooks as they travel back in time to explore the fascinating connections between art, food, drink, and this incomparable Italian Renaissance artist.

This free virtual talk is part of the Drinking in the Past series and complements the exhibition Michelangelo: Mind of the Master at the Getty Museum.

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