Archives par étiquette : Spaces of Making and Thinking

Appels à communication : Sessions at RSA

Asamkirche, 1733 – 1746, Munich

Type : Appels à communication

Date limite de l’appel : respectivement 15 mai, 31 mai et 1er mai

Date de l’événement : 22 – 24 mars 2018

Lieu : New Orleans

Sujets de l’appel : [1] The Problem and Promise of the Baroque: New Approaches in Research, Historiography, and Pedagogy [2] Technologies of War [3] Spaces of Making and Thinking

[1] The Problem and Promise of the Baroque: New Approaches in Research, Historiography, and Pedagogy

In the 2011 book, Rethinking Baroque, editor Helen Hills and the contributing authors proposed to both interrogate and re-energize the study of the baroque, a much-maligned concept and one Hills termed the “grit in the oyster of art history.”  The authors sought to come to grips with the term from a wide array of chronological and methodological approaches, problematizing and reshaping the landscape of inquiry.  By contrast, the following year Gauvin Bailey’s Baroque and Rococo re-entrenched the Baroque as a category for study, seeing it as a moment of unified global exuberance.  More than five years later, however, it is unclear where these two divergent approaches have left researchers and teachers. In what ways is the Baroque continuing to be critically reevaluated and used as an interpretive tool? Where does the study of Baroque art currently stand and where is it going, especially in relation to the rising emphasis on the “Early Modern”? What is at stake in surrendering the Baroque in favor of modernity? Hills herself asked “Can the apparent contradictions between periodization and critical strategy be reconciled?” In this panel, we seek to engage with and extend these questions. Continuer la lecture