Appel à communication : Sessions at RSA (New Orleans, 22-24 Mar 18)

Nicolas Poussin, Paysage avec Diogène, 1648, huile sur toile, Paris, musée du Louvre.

Type : Appels à communication

Date limite de l’appel : respectivement 26 mai et 2 juin

Date de l’événement : 22 – 24 mars 2018

Lieu : Nouvelle Orléans

[1] New Directions in Representation of the Italian Landscape [2] Bloodlines: Re-Framing Artists’ Families in the Early Modern Period 

[1] New Directions in Representation of the Italian Landscape

From: Melissa Yuen <>

Session Sponsored by the Italian Art Society

Images of the Italian landscape, both real and imagined, have been the subject of many fruitful investigations, from research on broad trends and refined definitions to focused monographs on individual artists. Recent studies have shed new light on the display of landscape paintings in palaces and villas, artistic practice, professional networks, and the intersections between antiquity and natural history. In particular, research into the growing interest in empirical study and the interpretation of nature in early modern Italy has led to a greater understanding of representations of the natural world. This panel seeks papers that build on these themes and present new ways to reconsider the portrayal of the landscape and landscape artists working in Italy. Continuer la lecture de Appel à communication : Sessions at RSA (New Orleans, 22-24 Mar 18)

Colloque : “Fashioning Dress: Sewing and Skill, 1500-1850”

François-Alexandre-Pierre de Garsault, Art du tailleur : contenant le tailleur d’habits d’hommes, les culottes de peau, le tailleur de corps de femmes & enfants, la couturière & la marchande de modes, imp. de Delatour (Paris), 1769 (np).

Type : colloque.
Date : 19 mai 2017, 9h-18h.
Lieu : University of Warwick, Coventry, UK.

Milliners, mantua-makers, tailors, stay-makers, dressmakers, and embroiderers – both professional and domestic – made up an a diverse, knowledgeable, and skilled workforce. Their handiwork lay behind the creation of magnificent court robes and elaborate embroidery, as well as shirts, shifts, aprons and petticoats. This conference aims to investigate the skills, techniques, and methods involved in manufacturing clothing – both for men and women. It also engages with the innovative methodology of garment reproduction, and will investigate questions around the usefulness of this approach, and how to present and disseminate such research findings.

The keynote and conference papers will be followed by an interactive workshop, during which participants will have the opportunity to examine reproduction garments at various stages in the making process, and to try their hand at contemporary sewing skills.

This conference is organised by Dr Serena Dyer (Associate Fellow, Institute of Advanced Studies, University of Warwick and Curator of the Museum of Domestic Design and Architecture). For enquiries, please email or Continuer la lecture de Colloque : “Fashioning Dress: Sewing and Skill, 1500-1850”

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