CONF: Wilhelm von Bode and the Art Market (Bern, 8-9 Nov 18)

University of Bern
Institute for Art History, Department of Modern and Contemporary Art History
Hallerstrasse 6, Room 205
November 8 – 09, 2018

International Conference

Wilhelm von Bode and the Art Market

PROGRAM

Thursday, 8 November 2018

15.00
Welcome and Introduction
Joanna Smalcerz, University of Bern

Session I: Bode and the Italian Art Market
Chair: Tabea Schindler, University of Bern

15.30
Patrizia Cappellini, Università degli Studi di Udine
‘Affari importanti’, ‘piccole cose’ and More. Wilhelm von Bode and the Art Market in Florence… Beyond Bardini

16.00
Michela Zurla, Complesso Museale Palazzo Ducale di Mantova
Wilhelm von Bode and the Italian Art Market: The Case of Genoa

16.30 Discussion

16.45 Coffee break

Session II: Bode the Tastemaker
Chair: Daniela C. Maier, University of Bern

17.15
Neville Rowley, Gemäldegalerie and Bode Museum, Staatliche Museen Berlin
‘Interessa a prezzo moderato’: Bode Buys Donatello

17.45
Esmée Quodbach, Center for the History of Collecting, The Frick Collection, New York
Wilhelm von Bode and Johannes Vermeer: Creating a Taste and a Market

18.15
Peter H. Fox, Tulane University, New Orleans
Wilhelm von Bode and the Renaissance of German Design

18.45 Discussion

20.00 Dinner

Friday, 9 November 2018

Session III: Bode’s Social Network in the Art Market
Chair: Nikola Doll, Kunstmuseum Bern

10.00
Paul Tucker, University of Florence
‘The Right Man in the Right Place’: Wilhelm Bode and Charles Fairfax Murray

10.30
Meike Hopp, Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte, München / Technische Universität Berlin
Bode and Böhler: The Controversial Relationship Between a Museum Director and an Art Dealer

11.00
Catherine Scallen, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland
Wilhelm von Bode and Charles Sedelmeyer in 1882-1883: The Start of a Fateful Relationship

11.30
Petra Winter, Zentralarchiv der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin
‘The Prices Were Completely Crazy.’ – W. Bode’s and W.R. Valentiner’s Activities at the American Art Market Between 1908-1914

12.00 Discussion

12.15 Lunch

Session IV: Bode as a Bad Actor in the Marketplace
Chair: Joanna Smalcerz, University of Bern

14.00 Lynn Catterson, Columbia University, New York
Duped or Duplicitous? Bode & Bardini’s Madonna della Rosa

14.30 Sebastian Dohe, Museumslandschaft Hessen Kassel
Malve Anna Falk, Independent Art Historian
Wilhelm von Bode and the Rise and Fall of the Grand Ducal Gallery of Oldenburg

15.00 Discussion

15.15 Coffee break

15.45 Final discussion

Reference: CONF: Wilhelm von Bode and the Art Market (Bern, 8-9 Nov 18). In: ArtHist.net, Oct 10, 2018. <https://arthist.net/archive/19197>.

CONF: Art Dealers, America and the Art Market (Los Angeles, 18-19 Jan 18)

Los Angeles, CA
The Getty, 1200 Getty Center Drive
January 18 – 19, 2018

Art Dealers, America and the International Art Market, 1880-1930

 

The Getty Research Institute presents a symposium on the role of international art dealers in creating the collections, museums, and intellectual culture of the American art world in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Bringing together rich archival resources from the Getty Research Institute and peer institutions, and capitalizing on new methodologies made possible by the extraordinary quantity of information contained in the documentary record, this symposium illuminates the ways in which art dealers contributed to making America a prominent arena in the international art market, and their role in creating the major private collections that became the foundation of great American museums. Continue reading “CONF: Art Dealers, America and the Art Market (Los Angeles, 18-19 Jan 18)”

CONF: Art Dealers, America and the International Art Market, 1880-1930 (Los Angeles, Jan 18-19, 2018)

The Getty Research Institute presents a symposium on the role of international art dealers in creating the collections, museums, and intellectual culture of the American art world in the late 19th and early 20th century. Bringing together rich archival resources from the Getty Research Institute and peer institutions, and capitalizing on new methodologies made possible by the extraordinary quantity of information contained in the documentary record, this symposium illuminates the ways in which art dealers contributed to making America a prominent arena in the international art market, and their role in creating the major private collections that became the foundation of great American museums.

Free tickets available beginning November 29, 2017 at www.getty.edu/visit/cal/talks.html
Separate reservation is required for each day of the symposium Continue reading “CONF: Art Dealers, America and the International Art Market, 1880-1930 (Los Angeles, Jan 18-19, 2018)”