Online resource: Artists in Paris: Mapping the 18th-century Art World

Artists in Paris: Mapping the 18th-Century Art World

Zoomed-in results around the Louvre for the year 1774; screen shot by Veronika Korbei from Hannah Williams and Chris Sparks, Artists in Paris: Mapping the 18th-Century Art World, www.artistsinparis.org (accessed 3 April 2018). As noted in the FAQs for the site, “there are 10,915 addresses in the database,” with coverage for “a total of 471 artists,” that is, for “every artist admitted to the Academy between 1675 and 1793.” Useful site details are available with the ‘settings’ tab.

Artists in Paris is an open-access digital art history project funded by The Leverhulme Trust and supported by Queen Mary University of London. The Principal Investigator of the project is Dr Hannah Williams. The website was designed and built by Dr Chris Sparks.

Introduction
Paris is a city renowned for its artistic communities. Neighbourhoods like Montmartre and Montparnasse in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries are familiar spaces of artistic activity and sociability. But when it comes to earlier generations of artists, we know strikingly little about how they inhabited the city. Continue reading “Online resource: Artists in Paris: Mapping the 18th-century Art World”

Lecture series: L’art de l’Ancien Regime (Paris, 11 Oct-4 Dec 17)

The art of the Ancien Régime – centers, actors, objects

October 11 – December 4, 2017
Deutsches Forum für Kunstgeschichte / Centre allemand d’histoire de l‘art
Hôtel Lully, 45, rue des Petits Champs
F-75001 Paris

All lectures will be held at
6.00pm, Salle Julius Meier-Graefe, DFK Paris

This semester the DFK has the pleasure to host the following speakers: Continue reading “Lecture series: L’art de l’Ancien Regime (Paris, 11 Oct-4 Dec 17)”