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Collecting & Display

International Research Forum (est. 2004)


COLLECTING & DISPLAY

HAD 2 PANELS OF SPEAKERS AT THE RENAISSANCE SOCIETY OF AMERICA CONFERENCE

CHICAGO 30th MARCH - 1st APRIL, 2017

The Society for the History of Collecting has recently been formed to encourage communication among scholars in the field through its website https://societyhistorycollecting.wordpress.com and events.  The international forum Collecting and Display  will continue its activities, holding monthly seminars, organising conferences and publishing.  The two organisations are intended to be complementary.  To contact the Society please see its website or email  sochistcoll@gmail.com.


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COLLECTING & DISPLAY – 7th JULY 2017 WORKSHOP

 AT THE INSTITUTE OF HISTORICAL RESEARCH, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON

‘COLLECTORS AND COLLECTIONS:  DISPLAY AND TASTE IN THE MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY PERIODS


9.30 Registration

9.45 Opening Remarks

MORNING SESSION:  Chair Dr. Dora Thornton, Curator of the Waddesdon Bequest and Renaissance Europe, British Museum 

10.00- Lina Malfona, Adjunct Professor, Sapienza University, Rome:

A City as a collection:  the urban model of Villa Adriana

10.30 Anna Seidel, Hamburg  

The presentation of the Peretti Montalto sculpture collection in the time of Gianlorenzo Bernini

11.00  Coffee

11.20 Eva Dolezel:  Gründler’s Constellations. Ethnographica in the Cabinet of Curiosities of the Francke Foundation in Halle

11.50 Dr. Margaret Samu, Lecturer, The New School Parsons School of Design, NYC: 

Venus in Fur:  Art Collecting and the Female Nude in C18th-19th Russia

12.10 Annalea Tunesi, Independent Scholar: 

The polymath Aleardo Aleardi (1812-78)

12.45  Discussion

13.00 Lunch

 14.00 AFTERNOON SESSION:  Chair Dr. Anna Dempster, Head of Academic Programmes, Royal Academy of     Arts, London

14.15 Dr Jennifer Tonkovich, Eugene and Clare Thaw Curator in the Department of Drawings and Prints at the Morgan Library & Museum, NYC

The Brash Connoisseur:  Hans Calmann and Collecting Old Master Drawings 1937-73

 14.45 Dr. Rachel King, Glasgow Life 

“A bas-relief from Nineveh, a bronze of Zadkine, an Aztec mask in black stone, a Gothic Madonna and Child": Sydney Burney sells stone and sculpture

15.15 Dr. Selina Blasco, Professor in Contemporary Art History, Research and Artistic Practices and Design History, Fine Arts Faculty, Complutense University of Madrid:

Interiors with figures:  the collections of idols and African masks in the studios of early avant-garde artists

15.45-16.00 Tea

16.00 Yuhua Ding, PhD Candidate, Cornell University, NY:

 Collectors of Shitao:  Reimaging a Chinese Master

16.30 Dr. Olga Nefedova, Associate professor - Higher School of Economics, Moscow

Introduction of the Orientalist Art movement in the Middle East:  alien culture or common heritage?

1700  Dr. Nizan Shaked, Associate Professor of Contemporary Art History, Museum and Curatorial studies, and Head of the Museum Studies Program in the School of Art at California State University Long Beach: 

In the Name of the Public:  Museums and the collection of contemporary art

17.30 Discussion and conclusion

18.00 Drinks reception

For further information and booking please contact a.turpin@iesa.edu

 

 








 

 

                                                                                                     


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