Public Talk on Art and Medicine
Public Talk organised by Flimkien ghal Ambjent Ahjar
Art and Medicine – How Disease Affects Artists and their Work
by Prof. Carmel Mallia, Professor in Medicine, University of Malta
The relationship between disease and works of art is the subject of an intriguing study, detecting medical conditions that, in all likelihood, would be present in the sitter and faithfully reproduced by the artist. The artist himself might be suffering from physical or psychological conditions which affect his works. Identifying these traits in famous and less-known paintings has been the focus of fascinating detective work on the part of Prof. Carmel Mallia, Professor in Medicine, University of Malta, who will share his discoveries on Tuesday 16thNovember at 6.30pm at the Italian Cultural Institute, St George’s Square, Valletta. We suggest you book your seat online as this is sure to be a very popular talk!
Don’t miss this fascinating talk on Tuesday 17th November at 6.30pm at the Italian Cultural Institute, St George’s Square, Valletta.
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