Friday 13 - Saturday 14 July 2001
Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, England
This cross-disciplinary conference will examine infringements of the physical integrity of representational objects in different historical periods and in different cultures, and how terminology shapes the field of study and interpretations of it. Speakers are:
Simon Baker (University College London) Surrealism in the Bronze Age: ‘statuophobie’ and the efficacy of metaphorical iconoclasm
Adrian A Bantjes (University of Wyoming) “Muerto el ídolo...”: Iconoclasm and Local Religion in Revolutionary Mexico, 1910-1940
Alexandrina Buchanan (Lambeth Palace Library, London) Wyatt 'The Destroyer'. A Vandal at Salisbury Cathedral?
Charles Ford (University College London) “door het woest onverstandt vernielt”; Karel van Mander, the beeldenstorm and the felix culpa
Christian Fuhrmeister (Sprengel Museum, Hannover) How shall we call the Disappearance of Artifacts? Thinking about Destruction, Purification, Restoration and Renovation
Tom Gretton (University College London) Clastic Icons: prints taken from broken or reassembled blocks in some ‘popular’ prints of the western tradition
Hans Georg Hiller (Berlin) The Berlin "Entstuckung"
Matthew Hunter (University of Chicago) Household Management According to Thomas Cromwell: Henrician Iconoclasm and its Lessons for Consumption
Joe Kerr (Royal College of Art) Lenin’s Bust: The Transience of a Political Monument
Joseph Koerner (University College London) Icon as Iconoclasm
John Milner (University of Newcastle) Art in Destruction: Courbet and the Case of the Vendome Column
Erika Naginski (Harvard University) Vandalisme avant la lettre
Fabio Rambelli (Sapporo University) & Eric Reinders (Emory University) What does iconoclasm create? What does preservation destroy? Some observations from case studies of China and Japan
Ramon Sarro (St Anne’s, Oxford) The ambivalence of the "Fetish"
Aura Satz (Slade School of Art) Attacks On Automata.
Conference fees: £40 (full) / £20 (concessions).
Henry Moore Institute, 74 The Headrow, Leeds, LS1 3AH, England
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