The Frick Collection, New York City, October 27, 2017
The Frick Collection and The Furniture History Society are pleased to present the emerging scholars symposium
Attendance is free, but registration is required. For more information and registration, please visit our website.
10:15 a.m. — Welcome and Introduction
Charlotte Vignon, Curator of Decorative Arts, The Frick Collection
Adriana Turpin, Grants Committee Chair, Furniture History Society
SESSION I — Wolfram Koeppe Presiding, Marina Kellen French Curator in the Department of European Sculpture and Decorative Arts, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
10:25 a.m. — “From Private Collection to Public Museum: Second Empire Furniture in the Collection of the Bowes Museum, County Durham”
Simon Spier, PhD candidate, University of Leeds & The Bowes Museum
10:50 a.m. — “Trompe-l’oeil? Early Modern Table Clocks in the Shape of Everyday Objects”, Susanne Thuerigen, PhD candidate, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
11:15 a.m. — Coffee Break in the Garden Court
11:30 a.m. — “The ‘Camerella’: A Bed Inseparable From Its Chamber”, Pasquale Focarile, 2017 Eva Schler Fellow, The Medici Archive Project
11:55 a.m. — “Wood and Plaster ‘Moors’ in Early Modern Venetian Household Inventories 1600–1800″, Hannah Lee, PhD candidate, Queen Mary University of London
12:20 p.m. — Lunch on your own
SESSION II — Charlotte Vignon Presiding
1:30 p.m. — “’The Completest Triumph of Barbarous Taste’: Reevaluating Russian Rococo Furniture 1730–1775″, Philippe Halbert, PhD student, Yale University
1:55 p.m. — “’Moving Art’: Furniture and Mobility in Eighteenth-Century France”, Lilit Sadoyan, PhD candidate, University of California, Santa Barbara
2:20 p.m. — “Making Sense of Carmontelle’s Chairs”, Margot Bernstein, PhD candidate, Columbia University
2:45 p.m. — Closing Remarks, coffee to follow in the Garden Court

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