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appel à communication : Divine Presence: Representing Angels and God in Dutch and Flemish Art

Ferdinand Bol, Abraham Entertaining the Three Angels, 1660 – 1663, oil on canvas, 404 x 282,5 cm, Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum.

Type : Appel à communication

Date limite de l’appel : 15 mai 2017

Date de la manifestation : 24 – 28 mai 2018

Lieu : Gand et Bruges

Quadrennial conference of the Historians of Netherlandish Art

Divine Presence: Representing Angels and God in Dutch and Flemish Art
Session chairs: Larry Silver, University of Pennsylvania, Joanna Sheers Seidenstein, The Frick Collection

Accompanying the Counter Reformation and Protestant confession-building in Europe in the later sixteenth and seventeenth centuries were new, disparate priorities for representing the divine. Underpinning Catholic and Protestant imagery in these years was an increasingly divergent attitude toward the sensory. Episodes of iconoclasm and a broader distrust of the visual on one side were met with explicit calls by the other side for art and ritual that would employ the sensual, even the seductive, as a means to inspire devotion. Continuer la lecture