Monthly Archives: August 2017

CFP: Medievalism and the Rediscovery of Medieval Art, International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo 2018

From archaeology to the archive, medieval studies can be traced through various discoveries – from the physical uncovering of artifacts and collections that shift the canon, to periods of concentrated, sometimes unprecedented, attention received by an artist, medium, region or … Continue reading

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CFP: Seminars in the History of Collecting, Wallace Collection, 2017-2018

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CFP: Women Artists Shows.Salons.Societies, Paris, 8-9 December 2017

What: Call for Papers:WAS – Women Artists Shows.Salons.Societies; Group Exhibitions of Women Artists 1876-1976 When: 8 and 9 December 2017 Deadline to submit proposal: 15 September 2017 Where: Paris, Auditorium Jeu de Paume Call for Papers: WAS – Women Artists … Continue reading

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MGHG AGM and Annual Lecture, 21 September 2017, London

The inaugural Annual MGHG (Museums and Galleries History Group) lecture  will take place on 21st September 2017 at Senate House, University of London. Professor Ludmilla Jordanova (Durham University) will speak on: ‘Museums, Galleries and the Power of Portraits’ AGM – … Continue reading

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Launch of new art history mapping platform

A new, open-source platform, Mapping Paintings (www.mappingpaintings.org), allows users to map the movement of artworks across space and time. Developed by Jodi Cranston and generously funded by the Kress Foundation, the platform encourages any user to join the community and … Continue reading

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CONF: Bankiers als Akteure in (Nordost-)Europa, Lueneburg, 29-30 September 2017

What: Conference on ‘Bankiers als Akteure in (Nordost-)Europa’ Where: Lüneburg, Nordost-Institut (IKGN e. V.) When: 29-30 September 2017 Geld, Prestige und Verantwortung. Bankiers als Akteure im wirtschaftlichen, politischen und kulturellen Netzwerk in (Nordost-)Europa des 16.-20. Jahrhunderts Eine internationale Tagung veranstaltet … Continue reading

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Forum: Objects of Contention, Spoils from the Yuanmingyuan in British Museums, 15 August and 25 September 2017

In the autumn of 1860 British and French troops looted the Yuanmingyuan, the lavish garden estate of the Qing emperors. Campaign members then returned to Europe rich with spoils. Imperial Chinese objects from the estate, many created by imperial command, … Continue reading

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CONF: Objects of Exchange: Art and Economic Encounters, Paris, 7-8 September 2017

What: CONF: Objects of Exchange: Art and Economic Encounters When: 7 and 8 September 2017 Where: Paris, France (INHA, Galerie Colbert, Entrance at 6 rue des Petits Champs – 75002 Paris, Salle Vasari, 1st floor) Objects of Exchange. Art and Economic Encounters … Continue reading

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