Itinerari del Mercato Artistico. Collezionisti, antiquari e intermediari da Napoleone all’Unità (Online, June 7-8, 2021, Università degli Studi di Trento 12pm CEST)

Please see the Flyer here. The two days of conference will focus on collecting and the art market in the period between the Napoleonic requisitions and the unification of Italy, with particular attention to the dispersion of works outside the Italian borders and to collectors or merchants involved in their export. The conference, organized by … Continue reading Itinerari del Mercato Artistico. Collezionisti, antiquari e intermediari da Napoleone all’Unità (Online, June 7-8, 2021, Università degli Studi di Trento 12pm CEST)

The Future of Art and Architectural History in Publishing: a Conversation (27 May 2021, 5pm BST)

RESEARCH DAY: The Future of Art and Architectural History in Publishing: a Conversation Please register in advance. Thursday 27 May 2021, 5 pm Mark Eastment (Editorial Director, Art and Architecture Editor, Yale University Press, London) Michelle Komie (Publisher, Art & Architecture, Princeton University Press) Alodie Larson (Art and Art History Editor, Oxford University Press) Thomas … Continue reading The Future of Art and Architectural History in Publishing: a Conversation (27 May 2021, 5pm BST)

Avant-Garde Patronage in 1840s France (8 July, 2021)

The Society for the History of Collecting Invites you to its Online Lecture Avant-Garde Patronage in 1840s France: The Early Supporters of Théodore Rousseau and Barbizon Painting by Dr Simon Kelly Thursday 8 July, 1:30pm (EDT)/ 6:30pm BST Online Histories of the collecting of French nineteenth century avant-gardeart have recently focused on the importance of … Continue reading Avant-Garde Patronage in 1840s France (8 July, 2021)

SHC Series on Independent Museums 2020

SocHistColl’s Autumn series on Independent museums, 2020 Organising these sessions allowed me to embark on a wonderful and poignant journey of discovery, and I tried to vary their formats in order to enable different perspectives to emerge. First a discussion gathering David Green, director of the Florence Nightingale museum, Helen Bonser-Wilton, CEO of the MaryRose Trust, Emma … Continue reading SHC Series on Independent Museums 2020

Celebrating Poetry Month

TO CELEBRATE POETRY MONTH While the term "collection" is most often applied to poetry with the phrase "poetry collection," Poetry Month has prompted thoughts on the relationship between poets, poetry, and art collecting. Here is one connecton between collecting and poetry. Can you think of others? Samuel Rogers (1763-1855), best known for his volume Italy, A Poem, was … Continue reading Celebrating Poetry Month