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Wood, Stone, Flesh: Netherlandish Sixteenth Century Sculpture and its Social Resonance

Wood, Stone, Flesh: Netherlandish Sixteenth Century Sculpture and its Social Resonance
73 Queens Park Crescent East, Northrop Frye Hall Room 113
Time: Nov 18th, 12:30 pm End: Nov 18th, 7:30 pm
Interest Categories: Visual Studies (UTM), Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations (FAS), Medieval Studies (FAS), History (FAS), Historical Studies (UTM), Historical and Cultural Studies (UTSC), Classics (FAS), Arts, Culture and Media (UTSC), Art (FAS), 400-1200, 1500-1800, 1200-1500
Symposium

The Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies and the History of Art Department present

A symposium on Early Modern Art

Wood, Stone, Flesh: Netherlandish Sixteenth Century Sculpture and its Social Resonance

Welcoming two visiting scholars from Europe:

Professor Barbara Baert from the University of Leuven (Belgium) and Professor Franek Skibinski from the Nicolas Copernicus University of Torun (Poland).

12:30 - 1:00 COFFEE & REGISTRATION

1:00 - 1:20 Ethan Matt Kavaler (University of Toronto, Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies)
Introduction and Greetings

1:20 - 2:00 Barbara Baert (University of Leuven)
Skull-Platter. How and Where Does Sculpture Begin? (The Johannesschüssel as Ontology)

2: 00 - 2:40 Beth Mattison (University of Toronto)
Expression of Death: The Tomb of Érard de la Marck in Liège Cathedral

2:40 - 3:00 COFFEE

3:00 - 3:40 Tara Bissett (University of Toronto)
Animated Form: Archisculpture in the Low Countries of the sixteenth century

3:40 - 4:00 COFFEE

4:00 - 4:40 Franiscek Skibinski (Nicolas Copernicus University, Torun) Sepulchral effigies by sculptors from the Low Countries in Central and Northern Europe. Some notes on the cultural exchange in the Renaissance.

4:40 - 5:20 Ethan Matt Kavaler (University of Toronto)
Presence and Space: Aggrandizing the Netherlandish Tomb 1550-1600

5:20 - 5:30 COFFEE

5:30 - 5:50 DISCUSSION

6:00 - 7:30 RECEPTION

 

Registration is required. General registration: $40.00 (* Student registration: $20.00)

For full programme, please visit crrs.ca/sculpture

For further information, please contact the Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies at (416) 585-446.

 

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