CFP: The Art Museum in the Digital Age (Vienna, 10-11 Jan 19)

Vienna, Österreichische Galerie Belvedere
10. – 11.01.2019
Deadline: Jul 31, 2018
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Call for Papers: The Art Museum in the Digital Age

The foundation of innovative, future-oriented museum work is a continuous reflection of its institutional conditions and the questioning of the role of museums in the 21st century. This interdisciplinary symposium is devoted to an art-historical and media-theoretical debate on the systemic changes in the art museum type caused by the universal presence of the digital: Equally at stake are questions of institutional as well as public- and object-related variables.

Traditional core areas of a museum’s mission such as collecting, preserving, researching, educating, and exhibiting are increasingly permeated by digital expansions. Media transformations are promising the opening of museum walls and the barrier-free exchange with an increasingly diverse audience. The latter’s individual as well as collective experience of an art museum is also subject to fundamental alterations and adaptations. Continue reading “CFP: The Art Museum in the Digital Age (Vienna, 10-11 Jan 19)”

CONF: Roads, Routes and Networks (Cambridge, 30 Apr 18)

Cambridge (MA)
Real Colegio Complutense at Harvard University
RCC Conference Room
26 Trowbridge St.
April 30, 2018

Roads, Routes and Networks: Visualizing Art Historical Information
Digital Humanities Colloquium

Space and movement have always been fundamental for art history, through concepts such as center and periphery, roads for global exchange, or the experience of travel, among others. Geographical Information Systems are transforming the traditional ways to visualize these disciplinary discourses about dissemination, innovation and evolution. Continue reading “CONF: Roads, Routes and Networks (Cambridge, 30 Apr 18)”

Now open: The Wildenstein Plattner Institute

Beginning this Thursday, September 7, 2017, the Wildenstein Plattner Institute, Inc., will begin accepting online requests for archival research, including requests for inclusion to the forthcoming digital catalogue raisonnés for the following artists:

Jean Béraud
Paul Gauguin
Camille Pissarro
Odilon Redon
Pierre-Auguste Renoir
Édouard Manet
Albert Marquet
Claude Monet
Berthe Morisot
Kees Van Dongen
Maurice de Vlaminck
Édouard Vuillard

To submit a request, please visit the website at and go to the “Submissions” tab, where you will find information on the requirements and processing fees.

Please note that you must register for an account before submitting a request to the WPI. WPI will only process requests transmitted through the website.


About The Wildenstein Plattner Institute

The Wildenstein Plattner Institute, Inc. (WPI) is a 501c3 private foundation dedicated to the study of art history and to foster the cataloguing, digitization, and access to archival materials that support critical research in the field. Through the development of significant research projects, catalogue raisonnés, and public programs, the WPI advances scholarship and broadens access to crucial primary sources.

The WPI was co-founded in 2016 by Guy Wildenstein, president of Wildenstein & Company, and Hasso Plattner, a leading entrepreneur in digital technology and international benefactor of arts and education. The foundation is based in New York, with an office in Paris. For more information, please contact