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Take a panoramic, birdseye look at the miracles of Tuscany’s resources and the historic importance of this famed region of Italy. Examine the cultural prominence of Tuscan products from wine and oil to Cararra marble and Gucci leather, along with Tuscany’s role in World War II. Laced with literary references and book recommendations inspired by Frances Mayes’ Under the Tuscan Sun, enjoy this engaging exploration of Tuscany with esteemed professor Dr. Philip Eliasoph.
Presented by Philip Eliasoph, Ph.D., professor of Art History and Visual Culture at Fairfield University; faculty consultant for the New York Times Arts and Visual Culture pages (www.inEducation.com); director and founder of the Open VISIONS Forum/The Open MINDS Institute; trustee for the Connecticut Arts Foundation, Hartford, CT; elected member of the Association Internationale des Critiques d’Art.