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9.30 Registration
9.45 Opening remarks
MORNING SESSION: Chair Dr. Dora Thornton, Curator of the Waddesdon Bequest and Renaissance Europe, British Museum
10.00- Lina Malfona, Adjunct Professor, Sapienza University, Rome: A City as a collection: the urban model of Villa Adriana
10.30 Anna Seidel, Hamburg, The presentation of the Peretti Montalto sculpture collection in the time of Gianlorenzo Bernini
11.00 Coffee
11.20 Eva Dolezel: Gründler’s Constellations. Ethnographica in the Cabinet of Curiosities of the Francke Foundation in Halle
11.50 Dr. Margaret Samu, Lecturer, The New School Parsons School of Design, NYC: Venus in Fur: Art Collecting and the Female Nude in C18th-19th Russia
12.10 Annalea Tunesi, Independent Scholar: The polymath Aleardo Aleardi (1812-78)
12.45 Discussion
13.00 Lunch
14.00 AFTERNOON SESSION: Chair Dr. Anna Dempster, Head of Academic Programmes , Royal Academy of Arts, London
14.15 Dr Jennifer Tonkovich, Eugene and Clare Thaw Curator in the Department of Drawings and Prints at the Morgan Library & Museum, NYC, The Brash Connoisseur: Hans Calmann and Collecting Old Master Drawings 1937-73
14.45 Dr Rachel King, Glasgow Life, “A bas-relief from Nineveh, a bronze of Zadkine, an Aztec mask in black stone, a Gothic Madonna and Child”: Sydney Burney sells stone and sculpture
15.15 Dr. Selina Blasco, Professor in Contemporary Art History, Research and Artistic Practices and Design History, Fine Arts Faculty, Complutense University of Madrid: Interiors with figures: the collections of idols and African masks in the studios of early avant-garde artists
15.45-16.00 Tea
16.00 Yuhua Ding, PhD Candidate, Cornell University, NY: Collectors of Shitao: Reimaging a Chinese Master
16.30 Dr. Olga Nefedova, Associate professor – Higher School of Economics, Moscow Introduction of the Orientalist Art movement in the Middle East: alien culture or common heritage?
1700 Dr. Nizan Shaked, Associate Professor of Contemporary Art History, Museum and Curatorial studies, and Head of the Museum Studies Program in the School of Art at California State University Long Beach: In the Name of the Public: Museums and the collection of contemporary art
17.30 Discussion and conclusion
18.00 Drinks reception
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