Conference: Colour (London, 26 June 2014)

Conference: Colour
Warburg Institute, London, 26  June 2014
Registration deadline: 22 June 2014
Warburg

This colloquium is being organised by the Warburg Institute and the National Gallery in conjunction with the exhibition on “Making Colour” at the National Gallery and will include an early morning viewing of the exhibition from 9.00 to 10.00 a.m.

The conference is organised by Caroline Campbell (National Gallery) and Peter Mack (Warburg Institute).

Programme

9.00
Viewing of Colour Exhibition at the National Gallery

10.00
Leave National Gallery

10.20
Registration and coffee at the Warburg Institute (Common Room)

10.45
Introduction and Welcome

Chair: Peter Mack (Warburg Institute)

Paul Smith (Warwick)
Coloured Shadows: constancy, contrast, and conceptual confusion

12.00
Hannah Smithson (Pembroke College, Oxford)
All the colours of the rainbow: A bridge between medieval and modern colour science

12.50
Lunch (Common Room)

Chair: Caroline Campbell (National Gallery)

1.50
Jim Harris (Ashmolean Museum, Oxford)
Colour and Sculpture: Painting in Three dimensions

2.40
David Brafmann (Getty Centre)
Tincture and Tenebrism: Alchemical Rainbows in the Neapolitan Baroque

3.30
Tea (Classroom 2)

Chair: Paul Hills (Courtauld Institute)

4.00
Ulrike Kern (Frankfurt)
Cartesian Optics in Dutch Art: A Problem of Light and Pigment

4.50
Ashok Roy (National Gallery)
Colour Change in Old Master Paintings: Where does light come in?

5.40
Concluding Discussion and Reception (Common Room)

6.30
Conference Ends

Fees and Registration
The fees for this conference are £30.00 standard price (and £15.50 concessionary rate for full-time students/retired) which includes entrance to the National Gallery, lunch and refreshments. We provide a range of meat/fish and vegetarian rolls/sandwiches for lunch. If you have other dietary requirements please email warburg(at)sas.ac.uk at least ten days before the conference so that we can try to cater for your needs.

Registering and paying for a conference/course. Please note that in order to attend the conference and guided tour you must register and pay online in advance. Registration for this conference closes at 12.00 pm on 22 June. Instructions about entrance to the National Gallery will be emailed to you by 24 June.

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http://store.london.ac.uk/browse/extra_info.asp?compid=1&modid=5&catid=38&prodid=687

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