Call for Papers: Gothic Ivories: Content and Context

Gothic Ivories: Content and Context, which will take place on Saturday 5 July at The Courtauld Institute of Art, and Sunday 6 July 2014 at The British Museum. Proposals are invited for papers to be presented at this two-day conference in July 2014, jointly organised by the British Museum and the Courtauld Gothic Ivories Project. The papers will be presentedContinue reading “Call for Papers: Gothic Ivories: Content and Context”

19th Annual Medieval Postgraduate Student Colloquium: Boundaries in Medieval Art and Architecture

19th Annual Medieval Postgraduate Student Colloquium: Boundaries in Art and Architecture 10.00-17:30, Saturday 1 February 2014 (with registration from 09.30) Kenneth Clark Lecture Theatre, The Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 0RN   Ticket/Entry details: Admission free, all welcome. No booking is necessary.   Medieval art and architecture are often misconceived as being governedContinue reading “19th Annual Medieval Postgraduate Student Colloquium: Boundaries in Medieval Art and Architecture”

British Museum handling session: Objects with apotropaic inscriptions

The Courtauld has a reputation for getting up close to objects, sometimes to the concern of nearby gallery attendants. However, a number of handling sessions for postgraduate students to indulge in pawing exhibits without rebuke have been arranged at the British Museum with the kind assistance of Lloyd DeBeer and Naomi Speakman, both in progressContinue reading “British Museum handling session: Objects with apotropaic inscriptions”

Call for Papers: Fifty years after Panofsky’s Tomb Sculpture (London 2014)

Call for Papers: Fifty years after Panofsky’s Tomb Sculpture: New Approaches, New Perspectives, New Material London, The Courtauld Institute of Art, 21 June 2014 Deadline: 16 February 2014 ‘Tomb Sculpture will remain….among the basic works which determine turning points in the history of our discipline’. (Review in Art Bulletin, 1967) The Courtauld Institute will beContinue reading “Call for Papers: Fifty years after Panofsky’s Tomb Sculpture (London 2014)”

Publication News: New Issue of Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes

Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes – Volume LXXVI  (2013) This  volume was issued online in two parts: Part I (October) and Part II (November), to be followed by the print edition as a complete volume (expected publication date 18 December 2013). For further information, see the journal’s website. Part I Xenophon and the Barberini:Continue reading “Publication News: New Issue of Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes”

Dürer and Warburg: Interpreting Antiquity

16.30 – 17.45, Friday 22 November 2013 (with registration from 16.00) Lecture Room, The Warburg Institute, Woburn Square London WC1H 0AB 10.00 – 17.30, Saturday 23 November 2013 (with registration from 09.30) Kenneth Clark Lecture Theatre, The Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 0RN Organised by Stephanie Buck (The Courtauld Institute of Art)Continue reading “Dürer and Warburg: Interpreting Antiquity”

CFP deadline: The Visual Arts and Music in Renaissance Europe c.1400-1650

Deadline 4 November 2013, for conference on Saturday 18 January 2014 at The Courtauld Institute of Art The study (and experience) of music and art has occurred largely separately, however. Hence, the wariness of students of Renaissance art and music to explore the relationship between their own discipline and their close yet unfamiliar counterpart hasContinue reading “CFP deadline: The Visual Arts and Music in Renaissance Europe c.1400-1650”

The Courtauld 19th Annual Medieval Postgraduate Colloquium

Boundaries in Medieval Art and Architecture CALL FOR PAPERS Deadline: 22 November 2013 Event to take place: Saturday 1 February 2014 The Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 0RN This colloquium aims to question the assumption that medieval art was governed by categories and boundaries by highlighting the fluidity and flexibility thatContinue reading “The Courtauld 19th Annual Medieval Postgraduate Colloquium”

Updates to the Courtauld Gothic Ivories Project

The Gothic Ivories team is delighted to announce that 700 ‘new’ ivory carvings from over 60 different collections are now available online as part of the Gothic Ivories website! (www.gothicivories.courtauld.ac.uk) Highlights include the Musei Vaticani in Rome, the Schnütgen Museum in Cologne, The Burrell Collection in Glasgow, the Bonnefanten Museum in Maastricht, important collections inContinue reading “Updates to the Courtauld Gothic Ivories Project”