The process of conserving a historic artefact provides opportunities to gather data on its composition and condition that can inform its future interpretation, presentation, and preservation. In this seminar, Alison Lister (Textile Conservation Limited) will describe and illustrate the initial results of a detailed examination and assessment of the late 15th/early 16th century tapestry fromContinue reading “Recorded Lecture: ‘A Material World – Revealing the Coventry Tapestry through Conservation’, Alison Lister, The Warburg Institute”
In the last few years, a plethora of international events, books, articles and exhibitions have focused on Raphael to shed new light on his processes of production, his operation of networks, his engagement with the environment, and much more. Please join us and our panel of distinguished Raphael specialists to explore the new perspectives on Raphael that arise from the long year marking his death and celebrating his life.
A Material World is a new events series hosted by the Warburg Institute which focuses on the reconstruction of life in the past through objects and materials, the people who made them and the people who used them.
Dr Ana Debenedetti (Victoria and Albert Museum) Ana Debenedetti talks to Warburg Deputy Director Michelle O’Malley about the V&A’s new installation of the celebrated Raphael Cartoons in the Museum’s Raphael Court. Raphael’s work in painting, drawing, architecture and design had a profound effect on the arts, influencing not only his own time but also ours. RaphaelContinue reading “Online Lecture: Raphael 500: The Raphael Cartoons at the V&A, The Warburg Institute, 19 November 2020, 17:30-19:00 (GMT)”
Eyob Derillo (British Library): ‘Introduction to the Ethiopian manuscripts in the British Library’s collection’
In the first event in the Warburg’s new series Raphael 500, Professor Pfisterer will focus on two related works by Raphael to address key questions concerning the relevance of authorship for the painter and his workshop, his approach to theoretical thinking, and the composition and interaction of his social network.
Raphael 500 celebrates the painter’s life and marks the 500th year of his death with a programme that considers elements of his approaches to the invention and production of works of art and looks at the way the study of Raphael widens our understanding of other Italian Renaissance artists.
Image and Ascent: Mountain Terrains in the History of Art brings recent interest in mountains across the humanities into dialogue with the history of images, offering a forum for new research concerning images of, and images produced in, mountainous terrains.
This one day conference brings together the next generation of art history scholars to present and discuss their ongoing research. Papers will predominately focus on Italian and Northern Renaissance Art (c. 1400–1600) and will encompass diverse media including tapestry, painting, engraving and stained glass. The conference will comprise five sessions. In the first four, twoContinue reading “Conference: New Dialogues in Art History, The Warburg Institute, London, September 26, 2018”
Cultural Encounters: Tensions and Polarities of Transmission from the Late Middle Ages to the Enlightenment 17 November 2016 The Warburg Institute will host its first Postgraduate Symposium on 17 November 2016. It will explore the concept of cultural encounters and focus particularly on their productive outcomes. We are interested, above all, in the dynamics ofContinue reading “CFP: Warburg Institute Postgraduate Symposium (17 November 2016)”