"Italian Renaissance and Baroque Sculpture: Material, Manufacture, Meaning and Movement," to be held at the University of Vermont, October 18, 2013.
Major Renaissance and Baroque sculpture scholars from across the United States and from England and a renowned marble sculptor from Vermont will be participating in a symposium to be held on October 18, 2013 at the University of Vermont: "Italian Renaissance and Baroque Sculpture: Material, Manufacture, Meaning and Movement." The symposium participants will examine the practical issues and implications of the materials, production and transport and the implications that these factors had for the style, meanings and functions of Early Modern Italian sculptures.
“Ghiberti, Materials, and an Image of Transport”
Amy R. Bloch, Assistant Professor, SUNY Albany
“The High Altar at the Santo: Materials, Movement, and Meaning”
Sarah Blake McHam, Professor, Rutgers University
“Camillo Mariani and the Nobility of Stucco”
C. D. Dickerson III, Curator of European Art, Kimbell Museum of Art, Fort Worth
“Alessandro Vittoria and the Art of Marble Carving”
Victoria Avery, Keeper, Applied Arts, Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, UK
‘The Sculptural Stones of Venice: the selection, supply and cost of marble and stone in the sixteenth century”
Emma Jones, PhD candidate, Department of History of Art, University of Cambridge
"Francesco Mochi, Stone and Scale"
Michael Cole, Columbia University
“An Impossible Task”
William E. Wallace, Washington University
“Passage: Shaping Stone in Modern Times”
Richard Erdman, sculptor
The symposium has been generously funded by the Mollie Ruprecht Fund for the Visual Arts, the Lattie F. Coor Award in the Humanities and Fine Arts, and a History of Art grant from the Samuel H. Kress Foundation. The event is open to the public, but registration is required. Please register by sending your name and contact information to firstname.lastname@example.org, by September 25, 2013. For further information, please contact Kelley Helmstutler Di Dio, Associate Professor, University of Vermont, email@example.com or Jordan Lovejoy, Lattie F. Coor Research Assistant, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kelley Helmstutler Di Dio
Associate Professor of Art History
University of Vermont
(802) 656-8214 Email: email@example.com
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