Archives par étiquette : The Frick Collection

Appel à communication : Furniture and the Domestic Interior (New York, 27 Oct 17)

Fauteuil, vers 1730 – 1770, 102.9 x 71.1 x 62.2 cm, New York, Frick Collection.

Type : Appel à communication

Date limite de l’appel : 18 juin 2017

Date de l’événement : 27 octobre 2017

Lieu : New York, Frick Collection

The Furniture History Society and The Frick Collection invite submissions from PhD students, post-doctorates, and emerging museum scholars for a symposium dedicated to the history of furniture and interiors in Europe, Britain, and the United States. “Furniture and the Domestic Interior: 1500-1915” is the Furniture History Society’s fourth Research Seminar, following previous academic events at the Wallace Collection in London (2015, 2012) and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York (2014). Continuer la lecture

Conférence : Visual Learning in France


Charles-Nicolas Cochin, Longchamps, 1746, dessin, 16,6 x 23,2 cm, Paris, Bibliothèque national de France.

Type : Conférence

Date : 24 – 25 mai 2017

Lieu : Angleterre, University of St Andrews

Visualising Learning in France, c.1500-1830 Symposium New Seminar Room, School of History, South Street, St Andrews

Generously supported by the British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, the Society for French Studies, The Centre for French History and Culture, School of Art History, and School of History, University of St Andrews

The event is free but places are limited. Please register by emailing (Linda Goddard) by 15 May, indicating day 1, 2, or both. Continuer la lecture

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