Exhibition Lecture and Reception | Da Vinci Machines
Thursday, September 20, 2018
5:30 p.m. Lecture
6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Reception
Dr. Anne Leader is the author of The Badia of Florence: Art and Observance in Renaissance Monastery (Bloomington, 2012) and articles on Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Fra Angelico, and architectural practice. She is editor of Giuliano de’Medici: Machiavelli’s Prince in Life and Art (Montreal, 2018) and Memorializing the Middle Classes in Medieval and Renaissance Europe (Kalamazoo, 2018). She is currently working on a monograph and related database of tombs installed in Florence between the thirteenth and seventeenth centuries. Recipient of a Rush H. Kress Fellowship at Harvard University’s Villa I Tatti, Leader earned degrees in history and art history from Emory University and the Institute of Fine Arts of New York University. A native of Houston, Texas, Leader has lived in Auburn, Alabama since 2013 and travels to Italy whenever she can.