Herbert L. Kessler, Johns Hopkins University
“Visione e immagine. Bifocal seeing in Medieval Italian Art”
The inaugural lecture, held May 26, 2010, featured Herbert L. Kessler, Professor of Early Christian and Medieval Art in the Department of the History of Art at the Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts and Sciences of Johns Hopkins University. The lecture was held in the Sala Alessandrina of the Archivio di Stato di Roma, Sant’Ivo alla Sapienza Complex. The 2010 IAS/Kress Lecture in Italy was dedicated to the memory of Philipp and Raina Fehl, great friends of the IAS and Kress Foundation. The IAS would like to thank Cristiana Filippini and Daria Borghese for their assistance with the local arrangements. The IAS furthermore would also like to recognize Eugenio Lo Sardo, Director of the Archivio di Stato, for generously hosting the lecture at his institution.