San Donato Milanese (Milan), December 10, 2012 – Tomorrow, December 11 at 6pm, at the Palazzo Reale, Piazza Duomo 14 (free admission), the second round of a series of meetings organized by Eni will be held at the exhibition in the Sala Alessi of the Palazzo Marino, Milan, dedicated to the works of Antonio Canova,Cupid and Psyche standing, and Psyché et l’Amour by François Gérard, on loan from the Louvre Museum in Paris. The exhibition will run until January 13.
Natalia Aspesi and Giulo Giorello will be guests at the event, hosted by the actress Lella Costa.
The common theme of the meetings, which are inspired by the paintings on display, is the examination of the relationship between Cupid and Psyche.
Natalia Aspesi is an Italian journalist and writer. She began her journalistic career at the age ofthirty, when she started writing for the newspaper La Notte. Natalia later moved to Il Giorno, subsequently becoming a film critic for the newspaper La Repubblica. Since the early nineties, she has been contributing toIl Venerdì di Repubblica, under the headline, Matters of the heart. As a novelist, Natalia has published, among other works, Matters of the heart: Love and feelings of the Italians on the verge of the year Two thousand (1995).
Giulio Giorello received a degree in philosophy in 1968 and in mathematics in 1971 from the University of Milan. He first taught Rational Mechanics in the Department of Engineering at the University of Pavia, before moving on to the Department of Science at the University of Catania, and then the Department of Natural Sciences at the University of Insubria and finally, to the Milan Polytecnical Institute. Giulio currently holds the position of Chair in the Philosophy of Science department at the University of Milan. He is also President of the SILFS (Italian Society of Logic and the Philosophy of Science) and directs, along side the publisher Raffaello Cortina of Milano, a series called Science and ideas. Giulio was also the winner of the Fourth Annual Frascati National Philosophy Prize for 2012.