Appel à communication: Revival: Utopia, Identity, Memory. (The Courtauld Art Institute, 20 juin 2012 et 23/24 novembre 2012)

Revival: Utopia, Identity, Memory.

The Courtauld Art Institute – Deadline : 16 avril 2012

Revivalism in art and architecture is a fundamental though often overlooked aspect of modernity. From the nineteenth century to the present, styles, ideologies, techniques and approaches have been revived and re-framed. Revival: Utopia, Identity, Memory seeks to investigate the diverse dimensions of revivalism, exploring its meanings and impacts across cultures, periods and media. The extent to which revivalism has been harnessed to promote utopian visions, assert aspects of personal or corporate identity, and grant fresh purchase on memorialization and nostalgia are all productive trajectories for investigation. Studies of art and architectural revivals tend to focus on biographical or stylistic approaches. This project, consisting of a workshop . . . → En lire plus