The Howard University Art Gallery: Collecting the New Deal (1 October, 2021)

The West Coast Chapter of the Society for the History of Collecting  invites you to the first lecture in its online series University Museums The Howard University Art Gallery: Collecting the New Deal Prof. Betsy Fahlman Friday, 1 October 2021 12pm PDT, 3pm EDT, 8pm BST, 9pm CEST   In 1943, Fort Huachuca, an army … Continue reading The Howard University Art Gallery: Collecting the New Deal (1 October, 2021)

The London Gallery, 1938-1950: Collecting and Patronage of Surrealist Art in Britain (8 October, 2021)

The Italian Chapter of The Society For The History Of Collecting Invites you to its Online Lecture The London Gallery, 1938-1950: Collecting and Patronage of Surrealist Art in Britain Caterina Caputo (University of Florence) Friday, 8 October 6.30pm (BST), 7.30pm (CEST), 1.30pm (EDT), 10.30am (EDT)   The aim of this talk is to provide an … Continue reading The London Gallery, 1938-1950: Collecting and Patronage of Surrealist Art in Britain (8 October, 2021)

Trading Places: North African and Middle Eastern Jews as Arts and Antiquities Dealers (Today at 16.45 BST)

LECTURE (Julia Phillips Cohen & Devi Mays): 'Trading Places: North African and Middle Eastern Jews as Arts and Antiquities Dealers in Belle Époque Paris' 14 September 16:45 on Zoom This keynote lecture forms part of the Jewish Country Houses' project workshop: 'Jewish Dealers and the European Art Market, 1850 - 1930'. Julia Phillips Cohen is an … Continue reading Trading Places: North African and Middle Eastern Jews as Arts and Antiquities Dealers (Today at 16.45 BST)

East India Company Collecting Cultures (28 Sep, 2021)

The Society's Annual Lecture  'East India Company Collecting Cultures: Empires of Things' by Professor Margot Finn Tuesday, 28 September 6:45pm BST // 1:45pm EDT // 10:45am PDT // 7:45pm CEST This lecture will explore a variety of different ways in which East India Company Collecting cultures c. 1750-1850s made empire in India possible on the … Continue reading East India Company Collecting Cultures (28 Sep, 2021)

CFP: Women Art Dealers and Photography: Picturing Identities, Networks and Selling Strategies (Session at CAA Chicago, 16-19 February 2022, chaired by Caterina Toschi and Véronique Chagnon-Burke)

This session pertains to “WADDA | Women Art Dealers Digital Archives“, an initiative aiming to document how photography has participated in the construction of the identity of women-run galleries, while supporting the formation of a network of promotion on which these women could rely to gain visibility. Our call invites scholars who work on women … Continue reading CFP: Women Art Dealers and Photography: Picturing Identities, Networks and Selling Strategies (Session at CAA Chicago, 16-19 February 2022, chaired by Caterina Toschi and Véronique Chagnon-Burke)