Interview des fondatrices de « Journal18 » à l’occasion de la sortie du 1er numéro (Printemps 2016)

Journal18-SocialMedia-Profile1A l’occasion de la sortie du 1er numéro de Journal18 <http://www.journal18.org/>, leurs fondatrices – Noémie Etienne, Meredith Martin et Hannah Williams* – nous ont accordé une interview pour nous en dire un peu plus sur cette nouvelle revue consacrée à l’art du 18e siècle qui a la particularité d’être entièrement online :

Pourquoi une nouvelle revue ? qu’est-ce qui vous a motivé à créer Journal18?

L’idée est partie d’un simple constat : il n’y avait pas de journal consacré entièrement à l’art et la culture matérielle du 18e siècle, que ce soit imprimé ou en ligne. Nous avons donc souhaité créer un espace pour . . . → En lire plus

Appel à candidatures : 2 postes (pré-doctoral/post-doctoral) à l’Université de Berne (2016-2020)

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The Art History Department of the University of Bern is offering :

1 Pre-doctoral Position and 1 Post-doctoral Position

for the research project: Building the Exotic? Integration, Exhibition and Imitation of Non-Western Material Culture in France and Switzerland (1660-1800)

This research project, “Building the Exotic?”, will explore how, during the second half of the 17th century and in the 18th century, foreign material culture was relocated in France and Switzerland and integrated into European interiors and decorative arts. Since the 17th century, scholars have underlined this period’s emerging taste . . . → En lire plus

Parution : 1er numéro de « Journal18 », nouvelle revue en ligne consacrée au 18e siècle (Printemps 2016)

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First Issue : #1 Multilayered (Spring 2016)

Art history’s material turn, informed by anthropology, material culture, and consumption studies, has prompted new interest in both the physicality and the social lives of artworks. Examining the ways that eighteenth-century art objects were produced, transported, and transformed helps us to understand how they were perceived and reimagined in different cultural and temporal contexts. In the workshops and collective spaces of artistic design and manufacture, objects became the creative products of many minds and many hands, simultaneously and successively. Likewise in their afterlives as commodities and possessions, objects were continually altered through use and re-use, each transaction . . . → En lire plus