May 28, 2021
When he’s not examining artworks, writing books, curating exhibitions or lecturing, Prof. Keith Sciberras is invariably to be found in an archive. And with good reason. He’s made several discoveries and his infectious enthusiasm for all the surprises that a careful trawl through the archives yields, bubbles over in this conversation.
Whether he’s speaking about Caravaggio or carpets (those depicted in still lifes!) you can tell that he’s always on the brink of a discovery and likes nothing better than to share it with his students and fellow art historians.
As head of the Department of Art and Art History at the University of Malta he is instrumental in forming the next generation of art historians and he argues that their creativity and training arm them with unique qualities that can contribute greatly to the workforce.
Links mentioned in the podcast:
Roman Baroque Sculpture for the Knights of Malta - An FPM Publication
Gibsoteka at the University of Malta (Valletta Campus)