History of Art Seminar
Mondays at 4.30 p.m. in the Lecture Room

Admission free, without ticket

Programme

14 October
John Gash, University of Aberdeen
Caravaggio's Guinea Fowl: Identity and Meaning in the London Supper at Emmaus

 

21 October
James Hall, Independent Scholar
The Mock-heroic Self-Portrait: Michelangelo to Annibale Carracci

 

28 October
Paul Taylor, Warburg Institute
Houdings and Keepings

 

11 November
Rembrandt Duits, Warburg Institute
Hell in Crete and the West

 

25 November
Chiara Pidatella, Warburg Institute
Gian Cristoforo Romano and Art in Cremona at the Beginning of the 16th Century

 

2 December
Ulrike Kern, Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt
Broken Colours - an Ancient Concept Revived

 

9 December
Helen Glanville, Hamilton Kerr Institute, University of Cambridge
‘Mens agitat molem’ and the Painting Technique of Nicolas Poussin

 

27 January                  
Achim Timmerman, University of Michigan
Highways to Heaven (and Hell): Wayside Crosses and the Making of Late Medieval Landscape   

 

3 February                  
Paul Crossley, Courtauld Institute
The Myth of the Cathedral     

 

17 February                
Laura Jacobus, Birkbeck, University of London
The Truth, The Part-Truth, and Something Like the Truth: Facsimile Portraiture and Verisimilitude in the Trecento 

 

24 February                
Alexander Marr, University of Cambridge
Ingenuity in the Gallery: The Gallery of Cornelis van der Geest  

 

3 March                 
Benjamin Braude, Boston College
The Fraudulent Sources of Michelangelo's Sistine Ceiling

 

12 May                   
Dorigen Caldwell, Birkbeck, University of London
"And so we see...sculptors imitating painting": Paragone and Reform in Late Renaissance Rome     

 

19 May                    
Guido Rebecchini, Courtauld Institute
Art, History and Propaganda in Pauline Rome (1534-1549) 

 

2 June
Foteini Vlachou, Universidade nova de Lisboa
The drawings of Vieira Portuense  

 

9 June
James Cameron,  Courtauld Institute
Sedilia in English Churches: the development of an idea  

 

16 June
David Solkin, Courtauld Institute
On Writing an Art Historical Survey  

 

23 June
Ewa Kociszewska, Warburg Institute
Art and Sweets. Sugar sculpture for the late Valois monarchs in Paris and Venice