Appel à communication : « Jacob Jordaens : Origin – Transformation – Conservation”

A two-day conference is planned to accompany the major exhibition “Jordaens and the Antiquity” (Kassel, Museum Fridericianum, March 1st- June 16th 2013). The aim of the conference is to highlight the oeuvre of Jacob Jordaens and major contemporary painting workshops of 17th Century Flanders in collaboration with art historians and conservators. An additional exhibition will focus on the reception Jordaens receives in contemporary German art (Gruetzke, Giebe, etc.). Therefore, a part of the conference will focus on contemporary artists and their work habits. Encouraged are contributions discussing the following art historical, technological and conservation related questions:

Section I. Artistic milieu in Antwerp and the structure of the workshops : – How were the workshops in Antwerp organized ? Which contract modalities . . . → En lire plus