The Odd Couple: Conversing and Connecting Over Time

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Annual Postgraduate Symposium, Research Forum
Annual Postgraduate Symposium

The Odd Couple: Conversing and Connecting Over Time

The Courtauld Institute of Art, Vernon Square, Penton Rise, Kings Cross, London

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Left: Vincent Van Gogh, Van Gogh’s Chair, 1888, oil on canvas, 91.8 x 73 cm. The National Gallery, London, NG3862. Credit: The National Gallery, CC-BY-NC-ND. Right: Vincent Van Gogh, Gauguin’s Chair, 1888, oil on canvas, 90.5 cm x 72.7 cm. Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, s0048V1962. Credit: Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam (Vincent Van Gogh Foundation).

  • Thursday 16 May 2019
    PLEASE NOTE: This Date Has Passed
    10:00 am - 5:15 pm

    With registration from 9:30am

    Lecture Theatre 2, second floor, The Courtauld Institute of Art, Vernon Square, Penton Rise, Kings Cross, London , WC1X 9EW

Organised by

  • Costanza Beltrami - The Courtauld Institute of Art
  • Yeonjoo Hahn - The Courtauld Institute of Art
  • Edwin Coomasaru - The Courtauld Institute of Art

The Courtauld’s Postgraduate Research Symposium is a platform for third-year doctoral candidates to present their research to their peers, the wider scholarly community and the public. The symposium showcases the breadth of research being undertaken at the Courtauld in both art history, and conservation and technology.  This conference provides a place to consider how the cohort has been collectively addressing critical challenges and new directions for the History of Art.

09:30–10:00
Registration

10:00–10:05
Opening statement

10:05–10:55
Session 1: Buildings and Images

Chair: Maggie Crosland

Yeonjoo Hahn: WALL PAINTINGS IN BUDDHIST TEMPLES OF SOUTH KOREA: A CONSERVATION ASSESSMENT

Costanza Beltrami: PERSUASIVE COLLABORATION: JUAN GUAS AND ARCHITECTURAL DRAWING IN FIFTEENTH–CENTURY CASTILE

Q&A

10:55–11:45
Session 2: Workshops and Artistic Methods    

Chair: Éowyn Kerr-Di Carlo

Giulio Dalvit: HIDDEN SIGNATURES. AN EARLY, PSEUDO-GREEK EXAMPLE FROM SIENA

Patricia Smithen: THE ACRYLIC SITUATION

Q&A

11:45–12:15
Coffee Break (Research Forum Seminar Room)           

12:15–13:05
Session 3: Friendships   

Chair: Ambra D’Antone

Cathy Corbett: “OUTDOOR SCULPTURE IN ITS NATURAL SURROUNDINGS”. OSSIP ZADKINE, EDWARD WADSWORTH, AND ZADKINE’S FIGURES IN THE GARDEN

Adriana Concin: THE MEDICEAN PORTRAIT COLLECTION BEYOND FLORENCE: ITERATIONS AND INTERPRETATIONS OF A FLORENTINE MODEL IN SIXTEENTH-CENTURY AUSTRIA

Q&A

13:05–14:05
Lunch (Research Forum Seminar Room – provided for speakers and chairs) 

14:05–14:55
Session 4: Art and Politics 

Chair: Francesca Wilmott

Talitha Schepers: PERCEIVING PROCESSIONS: DIPLOMATIC RITUAL AT THE OTTOMAN COURT

Soo-Young Leam: LEE SEUNG-TAEK’S “PRIVATISED SITES” AND THE POLITICS OF INTERVENTION

Q&A

14:55–15:25
Juice (Research Forum Seminar Room)             

15:25–16:15
Session 5: Seeing the Invisible, Representing the Un-representable

Chair: Charlotte Wytema

Amarilli Rava: READHESION INTERVENTIONS ON WALL PAINTINGS: ASSESSMENT OF PENETRATION, DEPOSITION AND RESPONSE TO RELATIVE HUMIDITY

Teresa Lane: ‘O MAN, LISTEN TO THE POOR LITTLE FORM OF A WOMAN SPEAKING TO YOU’: MEDIEVAL FEMALE VISIONARIES REVEAL THE TRINITY

Q&A

16:15–17:05
Session 6: Making Meanings   

Chair: Silvia Rita Amato

Oliver Mitchell: RETHINKING THE WHEEL OF FORTUNE IN MEDIEVAL ART

Lan Pu: CONNECTIONS IN THE MAKING AND MEANING OF THE ART OF BHUTAN AND TIBET IN THE 17TH AND 18TH CENTURIES: A STUDY OF THE WALL PAINTINGS OF TANGO MONASTERY

Q&A

17:05–17:15
Closing statement: Professor Caroline Arscott   

17:15
RECEPTION

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