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PAST CONFERENCES 2012

The Art of Sculpture 1100-1550: Sculptural Reception, 2-4 November 2012
Location: Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Fourth Annual Anne d’Harnoncourt Symposium, a conference organised by the Working Group in Medieval Sculpture.
For more details, see HERE.

Study Day: Évangile selon saint Marc, 13 September 2012
Location:Épinal, Bibliothèque multimédia intercommunale Épinal-Golbey This study day focusing on the so-called Évangéliaire Pourpre kept at the bibliothèque multimédia intercommunale Épinal-Golbey shed new light on this recently conserved manuscript.
On this occasion, Danièle Gaborit-Chopin gave a talk on the Gothic ivory panel inserted in its binding.
For the full programme, see HERE.

The Tusk and the Book: The Salerno/Amalfi Ivories in their Mediterranean Contexts, 29 June - 1 July 2012
Location: Kunshistorisches Institut in Florenz - Max-Planck-Institut
For more details, see HERE.

Gothic Ivory Sculpture: Old Questions, New Directions, 23-24 March 2012
Location: Victoria and Albert Museum and The Courtauld Institute of Art, London
This international conference, the first one devoted solely to the topic of Gothic ivory carvings, brought together both established authorities and younger scholars.
It explored a wide variety of fascinating questions relating to these artworks through papers ranging from focused studies of objects from a physical or iconographic standpoint, to wider contextual approaches that explored the ways in which Gothic ivories were made, bought, sold and used. Numerous papers addressed the thorny issues of authenticity, restoration and forgery.
This conference celebrated the recent wave of new research in the field and reassessed the importance of these minute carvings for the study of medieval art.
All abstracts available here as a PDF document.

Last updated: 23 November 2012.

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