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Colloquien-Reihe "Art and Knowledge in Pre-Modern Europe"

16.12.2013 | 16:00


The Research Group Dupré is presenting a series of colloquia on the theme Art and Knowledge in Pre-Modern Europe in 2011 and 2012. 


Upcoming Talks:

Monday 16 December 2013, Frank Fehrenbach, Hamburg University

Leonardo's Liquid Bodies

Completed Events:

Monday, 18 November 2013, Lucia Dacome, MPIWG, University of Toronto

"Whether this Art Owes More to Nature, or Nature to this Art": Visualizing the Body in Eighteenth-Century Italy

Monday, 14 October 2013, Claudia Swan, MPIWG, Northwestern University, Illinois

Art, Value, Common Knowledge, and Natural History: The Adversaria of Ernst Brinck (1582-1649)

Monday, 2 September 2013, Anke Timmermann, MPIWG, Medizinische Universität Wien

Signs of Change: Symbols and Illustrations in Late Medieval Alchemical Manuscripts

Monday, 24 June 2013, Valentina Sebastiani, MPIWG, Fondazione Bruno Kessler (FBK), Trento

Artists' Scholarly Expertise for the Making of Bestsellers in 16th-century Basel

Tbc- Monday, 10 June, Frank Fehrenbach, Harvard University

Title: tba

Monday, 27 May 2013, Amy Buono, MPIWG, Southern Methodist University, Dallas

Chromatic Variations: Early Modern Practices of Color

Monday, 29 April 2013, Anna Schönemann, MPIWG, Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Stuttgart

The Technology of European Lacquer: Origin and Influences to the Prussian Art

Monday, 18 March 2013, Susan Maxwell, MPIWG, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh

Science and Statecraft in Rubens' Munich Hunt Paintings

Monday, 18 February 2013, Pascal Dubourg Glatigny, CNRS, Paris

Does Saint-Peter’s Dome need a Mathematic Assessment (1743)?

Monday, 28 January 2013, Doris Oltrogge, Cologne Institute for Conservation Sciences

Manuscripts and Prints - Exchange, Use and Reading of Recipe Texts in Early Modern Times

Monday 17 September 2012, William Newman, Indiana University, Bloomington
Design, Materials, and the Art-Nature Debate: Nuancing the Relationship between Alchemy and the Visual Arts

Monday 29 October 2012, Thijs Weststeijn, MPIWG, University of Amsterdam
China in the Studio. Painting Porcelain in the Seventeenth-Century Netherlands

Monday 19 November 2012, Steve Wharton, MPIWG, University of Sussex
The Transmission of Knowledge and Cipriano Piccolpasso’s Three Books of the Art of the Potter (1558-75)

Thursday 24 November 2011, Jeanne Peiffer, Centre Alexandre Koyré

Perspective Appropriated in 16th c. Southern German Artists' Booklets.

Monday 12 December 2011, Pietro Roccasecca, Accademia Belle Arti Roma

Representing „Remotio“:“Prospettiva“ between Optics and Methematics from Masolino to Alberti

Thursday 26 January 2012, Michael Thimann Universität Passau & Claus Zittel Freie Universität Berlin,

both members of the Max Planck Research Group “Das wissende Bild” at the KHI, Florence

The Artist as Reader 

Monday 20 February 2012, Mark Clarke, Universidade Nova de Lisboa

Mediaeval Artist’ Technical Recipes: Use, Re-use, Abuse

Monday 19 March 2012, Valentina Pugliano, MPIWG, University of Oxford

Nature Manufactured: The Artisans’ Touch in Renaissaance Cabinets of Naturalia

Monday 23 April 2012, Anke te Heesen, Humboldt Universität, Berlin

Title to be confirmed

Monday 21 May 2012, Sylvie Neven, University of Liège, Belgium

The Strasbourg Tradition : Genesis and Peregrination of Artists’Recipe Books in Pre-Modern Europe

Monday 11 June, 2012 Lawrence Principe, Johns Hopkins University

Title to be confirmed

Monday July 2, 2012, Marco Beretta, University of Bologna

The Glass Puzzle. (Al)chemical Theories on Vitrification.


Further information will be posted on the MPIWG website - Events - in the near future.