New Dialogues in Art History

Event Date: 
26 Sep 2018


 The Warburg Institute


 The key paper(s) of each session will be followed by 20 minutes of discussion


 10:00–10:15: Registration

 10:15–10:30: Introduction: Lydia Goodson and Genevieve Verdigel (Warburg Institute) 10:30–11:30:

 Session 1: Making and Materiality

 Chair: Alexander Röstel (Courtauld Institute/ The National Gallery)

  • -  Ang Li (University of Oxford): ‘The Revival of Gold Ground in Late Fifteenth-Century Italian


  • -  Benedetta Pacini (University of Warwick/ The National Gallery): ‘Making and Moving Venetian

    Renaissance Paintings: my interviews with chief restorers in Venice and London, and archival

    records about Tintoretto’s transport strategy.’ 

 11:30–11:45: Break (Tea and Coffee Provided)


 11:45–12:45: Session 2: Attribution and Authorship

  • Chair: Dr Olenka Horbatsch (British Museum; PhD 2017, University of Toronto)

  • -  James Wehn (Case Western Reserve University/ The Cleveland Museum of Art): ‘The Maker’s

    Image: Israhel van Meckenem, his Name, and his Copies.’

  • -  Catherine Spirit (University of York): ‘Weaving Light: Untangling Authorship in the Windows of

    All Saints Church, Earsham.’

 12:45–13:45: Lunch (Provided for Speakers and Chairs)


 13:45–14:45: Session 3: Prestige and Patronage

  • Chair: Adriana Concin (Courtauld Institute)

  • -  Dr Ilaria Taddeo (PhD 2017, IMT School for Advanced Studies, Lucca): ‘Artistic Patronage,

    Family Prestige and Religious Politics. The case of the Guidiccioni between Lucca and Rome (c.


  • -  Anne-Sophie Laruelle (University of Liège): ‘Reconsidering Tapestry Patronage and Trade in the


 14:45–15:00: Break (Tea and Coffee Provided)


 15:00–16:00: Session 4: Itinerancy and Interchange

 Chair: Lois Haines (Warburg Institute/ The National Gallery)

  • -  Giulio Dalvit (Courtauld Institute): ‘Circulation of Drawings in Castiglione Olona: Masolino, Paolo

    Schiavo, Vecchietta, Domenico Veneziano and Cyriacus of Ancona.’

  • -  Matthew Whyte (University College, Cork): ‘Stylistic Exchange and Civic Identity in

    Michelangelo’s work on the Arca di San Domenico in Bologna.’

    16:05–16:55: Session 5: Opening New Dialogues

 - Professor Michelle O’Malley (Deputy Director; PhD, Warburg Institute): ‘The Specifics of

 Authorship: Attributing Production.’


 17:00–18:00: Reception

 Some details may be subject to change

Free and open to all. Advance booking required: