Étiqueté : objets

Colloque : « Travelling Objects, Travelling People: Art and Artists of Late-Medieval and Renaissance Iberia and Beyond, c. 1400–1550 », en ligne, 10-11 décembre 2020

Thursday 10 December 2020 1:00 pm – 5:35 pm Friday 11 December 2020 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm Travelling Objects, Travelling People aims to nuance our understanding of the exchanges and influences that shaped the artistic landscape of Medieval and Renaissance Iberia. Traditional narratives hold that late fifteenth-century Iberian art and architecture were transformed by the arrival of artists, objects and ideas from France, the Low Countries, and eventually Renaissance Italy, while 1492 marked a chronological...

Parution : Caroline Walker Bynum, Dissimilar Similitudes: Devotional Objects in Late Medieval Europe, Princeton University Press, 2020

Between the twelfth and the sixteenth centuries, European Christians used in worship a plethora of objects, not only prayer books, statues, and paintings but also pieces of natural materials, such as stones and earth, considered to carry holiness, dolls representing Jesus and Mary, and even bits of consecrated bread and wine thought to be miraculously preserved flesh and blood. Theologians and ordinary worshippers alike explained, utilized, justified, and warned against some of these objects, which...

Appel à communication : « Collecting and Display of Small, Portable Objects (15th–17th century) », RSA 2021, date limite le 30 juillet 2020

Session du Congrès de la Renaissance Society of America – Dublin, 7-10 avril 2021 The taste for small objects, such as gems, jewels, coins, small antiquities, statuettes and miniature works of art is evident in leading collections from the fifteenth through the seventeenth centuries. The materiality of small precious objects and their portability raise questions about the dynamics and the reasons behind the taste for small things, addressing concepts of intimacy, privacy and public access in...

Appel à communication : « Re-Telling the Italian Renaissance », Londres, Institut Courtauld, date limite le 28 janvier 2019

Same Old Things? Re-Telling the Italian Renaissance Courtauld Institute of Art London, May 3, 2019 Deadline: Jan 28, 2019 Even today, the history of art is largely dominated by narratives that are for the most part style-based. They tell a story that is teleological, ever-progressive, and structured around influential artistic centres. Within this framework, the role of individual objects shifts depending on how they fit into the broader narrative that they articulate visually. By focusing...

Exposition : « Moroni : The riches of Renaissance Portraiture », New York – The Frick Collection, du 21 février au 2 juin 2019.

Moroni: The Riches of Renaissance Portraiture will be the first major exhibition in the United States to focus on the portraiture of Giovanni Battista Moroni (1520/24–1579/80). A painter of portraits and religious subjects, Moroni is celebrated as an essential figure in the northern Italian tradition of naturalistic painting that includes Leonardo da Vinci, the Carracci, and Caravaggio. This exhibition, to be shown exclusively at The Frick Collection, brings to light the innovation of the artist, whose...

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