Málaga (Spain), July 29 – August 3, 2019 Deadline: May 28, 2019
IV Edition: Digital Art History Summer School: Data-Driven Analysis and Digital Narratives
We are pleased to announce that the International Summer School on Digital Art History (DAHSS), a joint initiative of the University of Málaga and the University of Berkeley, with the collaboration of the Ludwig Maximilian Universität of Munich, will celebrate the fourth edition from July 29 to August 3 (2019) in Málaga (Spain).
The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Leonard A. Lauder Research Center for Modern Art has launched the Digital Archives Initiative (DAI), a new project developed through partnerships with institutions and artists’ estates worldwide, and in collaboration with the Museum’s Digital Department. Through the initiative, rare documents and materials related to modern art that are largely unknown or inaccessible are made available online. The first DAI collection, made possible through a partnership with the Institute of Art History, Czech Academy of Sciences in Prague, is Vincenc Kramář’s unpublished notes on one of Pablo Picasso’s first solo exhibitions outside France—at Heinrich Thannhauser’s Moderne Galerie in Munich in 1913, now available at www.metmuseum.org/LauderDAI
SAVE THE DATE Responsible Art Market Conference, New York Thursday, May 23, 2019, 1:30 pm–5:30 pm, Columbia University
The Responsible Art Market (RAM) Initiative is coming to New York! Join us for the first US RAM conference organized jointly with Columbia University and PAIAM.RAM
is the first of its kind, non-profit, cross market initiative formed in
Geneva, Switzerland in 2015. Its mission is to raise awareness amongst
art businesses of risks faced by the art industry and to provide
practical guidance and a platform for the sharing of best practices to
address those risks. RAM’s founding members span the entire spectrum of
the art market and include art businesses, institutions and attorneys.
date, RAM has published two sets of practical guidelines and checklists
(downloadable free of charge on its website) which are increasingly
used and referred to in Switzerland and Europe: the Guidelines on Combatting Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing and the Art Transaction Due Diligence Toolkit.
Rothermere American Institute, University of Oxford, June 26 – 28, 2019
Arts Patronage in Modern America: An International Conference
Sponsored by: Rothermere American Institute, University of Oxford, Terra Foundation for American Art, The Oxford Research Centre for the Humanities, and the British Association for American Studies.
This interdisciplinary conference will feature papers by emerging and established scholars from around the world whose work deals with American arts patronage from the early twentieth century to the present day.
On Wednesday 26 June, from 15.00-16.30, John R. Blakinger, Terra Visiting Professor of American Art, University of Oxford, will deliver his plenary, ‘“To Remain Silent Is To Be Complicit”: Arts Funding in the Trump Era’. https://tinyurl.com/y2rrhtay
On Thursday 27 June, from 15.00-16.30, Mary Anne Goley, Founding Director of the Fine Arts Program of the Federal Reserve Board will deliver her plenary, ‘Playing By the Rules, How I Directed the Fine Arts Program of the Federal Reserve Board, 1975 thru 2006’. https://tinyurl.com/y6m7u8eq
Both of the above plenaries are free and open to the public. Registration is via Eventbrite, short links above.
Panel presentations will be held at the Rothermere American Institute, University of Oxford, from 9.30-14.30 on Wednesday 26 June, from 9.15-14.30 on Thursday 27 June, and from 9.15-12.45 on Friday 28 June.
A special panel of distinguished expert practitioners will also weigh in on the current state of American cultural diplomacy.
The conference will close with a drinks reception and a three course dinner at St. Anne’s College, University of Oxford, starting at 19.00 on Friday 28 June.
Yad Vashem, Jerusalem; The Eli and Diana Zborowski Center for the Study of the Aftermath of the Holocaust; Prof. Dr. Regula Ludi, University of Zurich, University of Fribourg; Prof. Dr. Daniel Siemens, Newcastle University
09.09.2019-11.09.2019, Jerusalem, Yad Vashem. The International Institute for Holocaust Research Deadline: 31.07.2019
It is well established that international criminal trials were essential to the historiography of Nazi crimes. By making source material available and framing the representation of Nazi atrocities they contributed to the knowledge, the rising public awareness and shifting scholarly interpretations of the Holocaust. At the same time, the role of historians acting as expert witnesses in such trials has been the subject of heated debates for a number of decades.
Still largely underexplored, however, is the relationship between the practice of restitution and reparations for Nazi victims and the historiography of Nazi crimes. Much less in the public eye than criminal trials, restorative justice mechanisms long failed to attract scholarly attention. As a consequence, the voices of claimants and the work of central agencies participating in restitution practices such as the International Tracing Service, victims’ associations, legal assistance organizations, and other private actors have been only dealt with in passing.
We are pleased to announce call for paper proposals for the panel “Museums and Celebrity Culture: Historical and Critical Perspectives”, which will be a part of the 2019 Conference of the Universities Art Association of Canada (UAAC).
The conference will take place on 24-27 October 2019, Hilton Hotel, Québec, QC
The deadline for paper proposals is May 31, 2019.
This session is a reflection on museums and the phenomenon of celebrity culture. Museums are institutions that channel celebrity culture as a part of the global creative industry and mass culture. Today, it is evidenced in the boom in blockbuster exhibitions and large-scale collaborations of museums with film and fashion industry. In history, too, exhibitions and artworks on display had already served as an attraction to the enlightened public.
Presented by the Center for the History of Collecting, Frick Art Reference Library
This half-day symposium focuses on collecting site-specific,
large-scale, and light-based works by artists including, among others,
Walter de Maria, Nancy Holt, Robert Smithson, Michelle Stuart, and James
Turrell. A panel of scholars, curators, collectors, an artist, and a
conservator explores related challenges of installation, maintenance,
preservation, and ultimate stewardship. Virginia Dwan, Suzaan Boettger,
Jarl Mohn, Jessica Morgan, Leonard Riggio, and Michelle Stuart are among
the participants. Sponsorship from the Robert H. Smith Family
Foundation and Northern Trust has made this event possible.