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The Cambridge - Columbia Symposium 2017: The Materiality of Art

When Mar 03, 2017
from 09:00 AM to 04:30 PM
Where 4a Seminar Room, Department of History of Art
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9.00- 9.10: Welcome: Dr Rosalind P. Blakesley


9.10-10.30: Session I: Material Objects (Chair: Professor Caroline van Eck)


9.10-9.30: Models of Collaboration: Brass Casting in Fifteenth-Century Nuremberg - Sofia Gans


9.30- 9.50: A Tale of Two Ivories: Elephant and Walrus - Matthew Gillman


9.50-10.10: The Delights of Association: Art as Networking in the East India Company's 'Familial Proto-State', 1797-1824  - Tom Young


10.10-10.30: Q&A


10.30- 10.50: Coffee Break


10.50-12.10: Session II: Material Surfaces (Chair: Dr Alexander Marr)


10.50- 11.10: From Space to Surface: the art historical ramifications of piercing the image to punish traitors in medieval books of secular legend - Amy Jeffs


11.10-11.30: Plumage, Paradise, and Power: The Peacock Dress of Lady Mary Curzon

Siddhartha Shah


11.30-11.50: Gustav Klucis and the Materiality of Censorship  - Kamila Kociałkowska


11.50-12.10: Q&A


12.10-1.30: Lunch


1.30-2.30: Session III: Material Affects (Chair: Dr Donal Cooper)


1.30-1.50: The Materiality of Smelling Salts in Rembrandt's Art - Lizzie Marx


1.50-2.10: The Ink of Melancholy:' A New Interpretation of Jean Duvet's Plate of The Despair and Suicide of Judas (c1550/60) - Lorraine de la Verpillière


2.10-2.30: Q&A


2.30- 2.50: Coffee Break


2.50-4.10: Session IV: Material Effects (Chair: Dr Alyce Mahon)


2.50-3.10: Between Material, Word, and Image: Absent Objects in Print - Clare Kobasa


3.10-3.30: Manet's Watercolors: Transition and Translation in the 1860s - Kathryn Kremnizer


3.30-3.50: Art and Parody in the 'Plastic Tableaux' Films of Georges Méliès - Roxanne Smith


3.50-4.10: Q&A


4.15: Concluding Remarks (Dr Frank Salmon)