Étiqueté : culture visuelle

Colloque : « Indeterminacy in Netherlandish Visual Arts and Culture (1400-1800) », HNA conference, Amsterdam, 2 juin 2022

The art of the Netherlands in the early modern period is full of works whose meaning is not revealed at first glance, or whose interpretations by art historians have revealed all the ambiguity. Just think of Jan van Eyck’s Arnolfini Portrait, Quinten Massys’ Money Changer and his Wife or Johannes Vermeer’s Art of Painting to name only a few famous examples which have been deciphered by scholars in turn from a moralizing, allegorical, spiritual or...

Appel à communication : « Art Across the Iberian World », University of Zurich, 6-8 octobre 2022, date limite le 20 février 2022

Art Across the Iberian World. Connecting Spanish Italy and Latin America. University of Zurich, Oct 6–08, 2022. Deadline: Feb 20, 2022. Organized by Joris van Gastel and Nora Guggenbühler. For a long stretch of time, both Southern Italy—the Kingdoms of Naples and Sicily—and Latin America were entangled in the same colonial system. Still, art historians have discussed these entanglements largely independently. This conference seeks to bring together these two fields of study : on the...

Appel à publication : « Image and Devotion », Revista CEM/Cultura, Espaço e Memória, date limite le 30 avril 2021

Revista CEM/Cultura, Espaço e Memória, vol. 14 Abstracts due April 30, 2021. Edited by Ana Cristina Sousa (CITCEM/FLUP), Lúcia Rosas (CITCEM/FLUP)   The Transdisciplinary Research Centre for Culture, Space and Memory (CITCEM) invites the submission of article proposals for its journal Cultura, Espaço e Memória(CEM), vol. 14 (2021). The fourteenth volume of CEM is dedicated to the theme of image and devotion and thus is framed within the scope of CITCEM’s Tangible and Intangible Heritage...

Parution : C. Carman, « Leon Battista Alberti and Nicholas Cusanus. Towards an Epistemology of Vision for Italian Renaissance Art and Culture », Routledge, 2021

Providing a fresh evaluation of Alberti’s text On Painting (1435), along with comparisons to various works of Nicholas Cusanus – particularly his Vision of God (1450) – this study reveals a shared epistemology of vision. And, the author argues, it is one that reflects a more deeply Christian Neoplatonic ideal than is typically accorded Alberti. Whether regarding his purpose in teaching the use of a geometric single point perspective system, or more broadly in rendering...

Parution : J. H. Chages, et al., « The Visualization of Knowledge in Medieval and Early Modern Europe », Turnhout, Brepols, 2020

This collection of essays by leading scholars reflects new interest in how graphic devices contributed to the production of knowledge during a formative period of European history. All of us are exposed to graphic means of communication on a daily basis. Our life seems flooded with lists, tables, charts, diagrams, models, maps, and forms of notation. Although we now take such devices for granted, their role in the codification and transmission of knowledge evolved within...

Atelier de recherche international : « Corps troublants. Images et imaginaires dans la première modernité », Académie de France à Rome, Villa Médicis, 26-28 novembre 2020

Dans la culture visuelle de la première modernité, la représentation de corps contorsionnés, désarticulés ou fragmentaires, de visages grimaçants ou déformés par des émotions ou des actions particulières, de corps ouverts révélant organes et orifices, peut saisir autant que perturber le spectateur. Ces images provoquent une incongruité troublante, possiblement agressive. Mais qu’est-ce qui cause ce trouble ? Peut-on définir et circonscrire cet affect ? A-t-il toujours été ressenti ainsi à travers le temps et dans...

Appel à contribution : « Visual and Material Culture, 1300–1700 », Amsterdam University Press

Series Editor: Dr. Allison Levy, http://www.allisonlevy.com/ A forum for innovative research on the role of images and objects in the late medieval and early modern periods, Visual and Material Culture, 1300-1700 publishes monographs and essay collections that combine rigorous investigation with critical inquiry to present new narratives on a wide range of topics, from traditional arts to seemingly ordinary things. Recognizing the fluidity of images, objects, and ideas, this series fosters cross-cultural as well as multi-disciplinary...

Appel à communication : « The Virgin as Auctoritas : The Authority of the Virgin Mary and female moral–doctrinal authority in the Middle Ages », Association for Art History Annual Conference, Birmingham, date limite le 19 octobre 2020

Annual Association for Art History Conference, Birmingham 14 – 17 April 2021 Deadline 19 October 2020 This session aims at exploring a fundamental issue: female authority through the lens of visual/material culture. It involves prominently the Virgin Mary – as well as figures of female authority in the medieval world – because in the late decades of the 20th century, feminist thinkers pointed at the ‘negative model’ offered by the Virgin Mary since for centuries...

Parution : Rosa-Maria Dessi, « Les spectres du Bon Gouvernement d’Ambrogio Lorenzetti. Artistes, cités communales et seigneurs angevins au Trecento », Paris, PUF, 2017.

  Présentation de l’éditeur : Les fresques dites du « Bon Gouvernement », peintes au XIVe siècle par Ambrogio Lorenzetti sur trois des murs de la salle de la paix du palais communal de Sienne ont nourri le récit national italien exaltant l’âge des Communes libres et démocratiques : le bon gouvernement d’une ville s’oppose au mauvais gouvernement du tyran. Déstabilisant les présupposés des interprétations traditionnelles de ces fascinantes réalisations de l’art gothique, en y...

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