Review: The Emergence of the Antique and Curiosity Dealer in Britain 1815–1850: The Commodification of Historical Objects

The Emergence of the Antique and Curiosity Dealer in Britain 1815–1850: The Commodification of Historical Objects By Mark Westgarth, 2020. London : Routledge, 192 pp., 36 b/w illustrations. £120 (hardback) £36.99 (eBook), ISBN 9781409405795 (hardback) ISBN 9781003028147 (ebook) - Imogen Tedbury ‘The place through which he made his way at leisure was one of those … Continue reading Review: The Emergence of the Antique and Curiosity Dealer in Britain 1815–1850: The Commodification of Historical Objects

Collection/Séminaire sur le collectionnisme et le marché de l’art 

COLLECTION / Séminaire sur le collectionnisme et le marché de l’art Honoré Daumier, Les Amateurs, 1865-1868, Walters Art Museum (CCO) APPEL À COMMUNICATION Les organisateurs de Collection/Séminaire sur le collectionnisme et le marché de l’art, lancent un appel à communication pour les séances mensuelles du séminaire en 2022. Depuis sa fondation en 2020 le séminaire Collection entend être un … Continue reading Collection/Séminaire sur le collectionnisme et le marché de l’art 

CFP: ArCo 2020 (Florence, 28-29 May 20)

Subject: CFP: ArCo 2020 (Florence, 28-29 May 20) Dipartimento di Architettura (DiDA) of the Florence University (UNIFI), Florence, May 28 - 29, 2020 Deadline: Sep 15, 2019 ArCo 2020, 1st International Conference on Art Collections (1stArCo): Cultural Heritage, Safety and Digital Innovation. ArCo is an International Conference dedicated to innovative experiences in Museum and Art Collections. The … Continue reading CFP: ArCo 2020 (Florence, 28-29 May 20)

Micromosaics: Highlights from the Gilbert Collection (5 December 2018)

Join Dr. Heike Zech to guide you through this spectacular Art of the Reduction It would be easy to mistake a ‘Micromosaic’ for a painting: put together from thousands of minute and very fine glass pieces, the finished product is characterised by such an astonishing level of detail that makes it difficult to believe that … Continue reading Micromosaics: Highlights from the Gilbert Collection (5 December 2018)

CONF: Roman Art World in the 18th Century (Rome, 10-11 Dec 18)

From: Adriano Aymonino <adriano.aymonino@buckingham.ac.uk> Date: Nov 20, 2018 Subject: CONF: Roman Art World in the 18th Century (Rome, 10-11 Dec 18) British School at Rome - Accademia Nazional di San Luca, Rome, December 10 - 11, 2018 Registration deadline: Dec 11, 2018 The Roman Art World in the 18th Century and the Birth of the Art Academy … Continue reading CONF: Roman Art World in the 18th Century (Rome, 10-11 Dec 18)