Appel à communication : « Paragone Studies » (Manchester, 22-24 septembre 2016)

Philippe de Champaigne, Triple portrait de Richelieu, 1641-42, Londres, National Gallery
The Society for Paragone Studies
is dedicated to scholarship on the history of artistic rivalry, from any period and in any medium.  Paper topics might include, but are not limited to, intra or inter-arts rivalries or those associated with aesthetic theory, art criticism, patronage, digital culture, material culture, arts institutions, individual artists, nationalism, etc.

If you are a practicing artist please identify yourself as a potential round table participant for the round table on the paragone in contemporary art. Only those registered will appear in the program. SPS is affiliated with CAA, SECAC, and ATSAH. For questions contact

The conference is hosted by the Society for Paragone Studies, which publishes the journals Paragone: Past and Present, and Paragone: Emerging Scholars.

Scholars are invited to submit abstracts of 200 words with a current c.v. to by May 15, 2016. Acceptances announced May 20th, 2016.

5th Annual International Conference in Paragone Studies
Manchester, England, September 22 – 24, 2016


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