Thursday, September 29, 2016

If Venice Dies (Getty Research Institute) BOOK Discussion

If Venice Dies (Getty Research Institute):



If Venice Dies

Lecture and Book Signing
November 5, 2016 | 2:00 p.m. | The Getty Center
Join art historian and former GRI Director Salvatore Settis as he discusses his book If Venice Dies and the effects of "hit and run" tourism on historic urban areas. With Venice at the center of his discussion, Settis argues that the city's imperiled existence is indicative of the future of historic cities everywhere, and that Western civilization's prime achievements face ruin from mass tourism and global cultural homogenization.

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