Recovering Women’s Legacies: Artists, Dealers, Collectors, and Patrons: Parts Four and Five (Today, 23 June 2021, at 12pm)

Recovering Women’s Legacies: Artists, Dealers, Collectors, and Patrons  This June, the Center for the History of Collecting and The Wildenstein Plattner Institute (WPI) are hosting a Wednesday lunchtime series spotlighting archival resources on important women who shaped visual culture in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Part Four: Catharine Lorillard Wolfe and A’Lelia Walker Catharine Lorillard … Continue reading Recovering Women’s Legacies: Artists, Dealers, Collectors, and Patrons: Parts Four and Five (Today, 23 June 2021, at 12pm)

CONF: Du prive au public (online, 13 April 2021)

CONF: Du prive au public (online, 13 Apr 21) Online, Apr 13, 2021 Journée d’études, mardi 13 avril 2021 Organisateurs : Alice Ensabella (Université Grenobles-Alpes), Paula Barreiro Lopez (Université Grenobles-Alpes), Sophie Bernard (Musée de Grenoble) PROGRAMME 9h30 : Introduction et salutations : Guy Tosatto 9h40 : Introduction : Alice Ensabella, Sophie Bernard 10h15 : Keynote … Continue reading CONF: Du prive au public (online, 13 April 2021)

CONF: Props – Staging Objects on the ‘Stage of Art’ (Frankfurt a. M., 9-10 Oct 20)

CONF: Props - Staging Objects on the 'Stage of Art' (Frankfurt a. M., 9-10 Oct 20) See the programme here. Not every object used on a stage is a prop. In his acclaimed study ‘The Stage Life of Props’ of 2003 Andrew Sofer includes under this term only independent, physical and inanimate objects that are … Continue reading CONF: Props – Staging Objects on the ‘Stage of Art’ (Frankfurt a. M., 9-10 Oct 20)

SHC Notice: Henry Hoare the Collector. A notice by John Harrison.

Henry Hoare the Collector. A notice by John Harrison. The banker Henry Hoare (1705-1785) is perhaps best known for the extant eighteenth-century landscape garden at Stourhead in Wiltshire. However, Henry was also a prodigious collector of fine art and of artefacts purchased whilst on Grand Tour in 1739-1740. Probably the most famous example of his … Continue reading SHC Notice: Henry Hoare the Collector. A notice by John Harrison.