Colloque : « Renaissance sculptors and their impact abroad » (Londres, 20-21 mars 2015)

Renaisssance_sculpture_con_jpg_290x193_crop_q85Renaissance sculptors and their impact abroad (London, 
20-21 Mar 15)

London, March 20 - 21, 2015

International connections: Renaissance sculptors and their
impact abroadVictoria and Albert Museum,London

This two-day conference will explore materials,techniques and 
artistic interconnections across Europe, including the role played
by those who commissioned or sought sculptural works of art from foreign
Friday 20 March

10.00 -10.30 Coffee and Registration

10.30 Welcome: Paul Williamson, Keeper, Sculpture, Metalwork,
Ceramics & Glass, V&A

10.40 Session One - Introduction: Disseminating Artistic Ideas
Chair: Amanda Lillie, University of York

Image and Thing: the distribution and impact of plaster casts in 
Renaissance Europe 
Eckart Marchand, The Warburg Institute, University of London

The Tuscan sculpture and marble trade with Europe in the 16th century
Cinzia Sicca, University of Pisa

11.40 Refreshments

12.00 Session Two - Italian Sculpture in Northern Art 
Chair: Susie Nash, The Courtauld Institute of Art

“Conrat Meit von Worms“- court sculptor of Margaret of Austria
Jens Burk, Bayerisches Nationalmuseum, Munich

Memling and Italian Renaissance sculpture
Paula Nuttall, V&A

13.00 Lunch (provided)

14.15 Session Three - The Netherlands and Spain
Chair: Léon Lock, University of Leuven, Brussels

The sculptural work of Jacques Jonghelinck (1530-1606)
Lisa Wiersma, University of Amsterdam 
Arie Pappot, The Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam (co-author)

The activation of the image: expatriate carvers and kneeling effigies 
in late Gothic Spain 
Kim Woods, The Open University

15.15 Refreshments

15.45 Session Four - Exporting Italian Sculpture to Spain and France
Chair: Carmen Fracchia, Birkbeck, University of London

Sculpture in Italy and Spain around 1500.
Johannes Röll, Bibliotheca Hertziana, Max Planck Institute for Art 
History, Rome

Pietro Tacca's bronze equestrian monuments for Spain
Kelley Helmstutler Di Dio, University of Vermont

16.45 Discussion

17.15 Drinks reception

18.15 Close
Saturday 21 March

10.00 Coffee and Registration

10.20 Welcome and Summary of Day One: Glyn Davies, V&A

10.30 Session One - English Renaissance Sculpture
Chair: Phillip Lindley, University of Leicester

Making connections and asking questions around the transmission of 
bronze techniques. 
Peta Motture, V&A

Giovanni da Maiano: revisiting the English career of a Florentine 
sculptor (1520-42) 
Kent Rawlinson, Royal Institute of British Architects

11.30 Refreshments

12.00 Session Two - Exchanges between Italy and the North
Chair: Marika Leino, Oxford Brookes University

Francesco Scibec da Carpi, an Italian woodcarver at the French Court 
Thierry Crépin-Leblond, Musée National de la Renaissance, Château 

The influence of bronze casting techniques from north of the Alps on 
Florentine bronzes in the third quarter of the 16th century 
Robert van Langh, The Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

13.00 Lunch (provided)

14.15 Session Three - Hungary: Patronage and Artistic Interconnections
Chair: Peter Dent, University of Bristol

The relationship between architecture and sculpture in Hungarian early 
Renaissance art patronage 
Péter Farbaky, Budapest History Museum

The relief of Alexander the Great in the National Gallery of Art: the 
Hungarian connection 
Alison Luchs, National Gallery of Art, Washington DC

15.15 Refreshments

15.45 Session Four: Panel Discussion
Chair: Holly Trusted (formerly known as Marjorie Trusted), V&A 
Jeremy Warren, The Wallace Collection 
Alison Wright, University College London

16.30 Close
Free, booking essential:

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