CFP: Women and the Art and Science of Collecting: Eighteenth-Century Collecting Beyond Europe

Call for Essays Women and the Art and Science of Collecting: Eighteenth-Century Collecting Beyond Europe Edited by Dr. Arlene Leis and Dr. Kacie Wills We are inviting chapter abstracts for a collection of essays designed for academics, specialists, and enthusiasts interested in the interrelations between art and science in women’s collections and collecting practices beyond … Continue reading CFP: Women and the Art and Science of Collecting: Eighteenth-Century Collecting Beyond Europe

CONF: Engaging Objects. Looking at Art with Malcolm Baker (Riverside, 21 February 2020)

Subject: CONF: Engaging Objects. Looking at Art with Malcolm Baker (Riverside, 21 Feb 20) University of California Riverside, Center for Ideas and Society, February 21, 2020 Looking at art with Malcolm Baker is always an adventure. This conference celebrates Distinguished Professor Emeritus Baker’s scholarship and his time at UCR, from 2007 to 2019. Baker is … Continue reading CONF: Engaging Objects. Looking at Art with Malcolm Baker (Riverside, 21 February 2020)

ANN: “Goncourt Brothers and the Taste for the Eighteenth Century,” (28 January 2020, The Frick Collection)

ANN: “Goncourt Brothers and the Taste for the Eighteenth Century,” The Frick Collection, Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Presented by the Center for the History of Collecting, Frick Art Reference Library, this two-part lecture examines the life and enduring influence of brothers Jules and Edmond de Goncourt, nineteenth-century connoisseurs and collectors who … Continue reading ANN: “Goncourt Brothers and the Taste for the Eighteenth Century,” (28 January 2020, The Frick Collection)

CFP: Collecting, Antiquities, and Eighteenth-Century Art (St. Louis, 19-21 March 2020)

Date: Tue, 03 Sep 2019 19:54:29 +0200 Subject: CFP: Collecting, Antiquities, and Eighteenth-Century Art (St. Louis, 19-21 Mar 2020) From: Lauren DiSalvo Date: Sep 3, 2019 Subject: CFP: Collecting, Antiquities, and Eighteenth-Century Art (St. Louis, 19-21 Mar 20) St Louis, MO Deadline: Sep 15, 2019 "Collecting, Antiquities, and Eighteenth-Century Art" at the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies … Continue reading CFP: Collecting, Antiquities, and Eighteenth-Century Art (St. Louis, 19-21 March 2020)

Society Event Report: Talk by Sir Nicholas Penny on Manfrin and Art Collecting in Italy, June 2019

From our forthcoming newsletter:  Sir Nicholas Penny presented his audience with the story of what was to many an unknown Venetian collection from the 18th century as well as a feast of ideas, reflections and analysis of taste and acquisition. The Manfrin collection was created in the later 18th century by Count Girolomo Manfrin of … Continue reading Society Event Report: Talk by Sir Nicholas Penny on Manfrin and Art Collecting in Italy, June 2019