EXCLUSIVE WEBINAR | “Tell Michelangelo It Was Only Business: Capitalism and Celebrity in the Renaissance”
Presented by Quentin Hardy
Additional Commentary by Dr. Rocky Ruggiero
The Renaissance created innovations in finance, commerce, and the power of a personal brand. Ideas of Credit, Faith, and Fortune all took on double-edged meanings that are with us today – and explain why the face of an unknown man by Botticelli sold for $90 million this year.
Quentin Hardy is the Head of Editorial at Google Cloud. He has lectured on the History of Information Technology at the University of California, Berkeley and Stanford University, and has written monographs on modern and late Medieval painting. For 30 years he worked for The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and The New York Times, writing about technology, wine, and society.
The webinar will include a 45-minute lecture followed by 15-minutes of Q&A.
- Your participation is confirmed once you have purchased your ticket. You will receive the Zoom link to join the presentation circa 30 minutes before the start time.
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- VIDEO RECORDING of the webinar will be available for unlimited streaming at your convenience for 7 days after the event.