This two-day conference investigates the relationships between ‘private’ collections of art (fine art, decorative art and antiquities), and the changing dynamics of their display in ‘public’ exhibitions and museums. This shift from ‘private’ to ‘public’ involves a complex dialectic of socio-cultural forces, together with an increasing engagement with the art market.See more details >
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Call for Papers - Panel - Genesis of Video Art in Latin America (1970s and 1980s) College Art Association Annual Conference
Proposals dealing with the following, or similar, issues are welcome: contamination of video art production in the context of contemporary art, artists and works ignored by current and past scholarship, and revision of video art in art exhibitions organized in the period.See more details >
Society of Architectural Historians
2017 Annual International Conference
June 7-11 | Glasgow, Scotland
In November 1966 Florence was inundated by a disastrous flood which caused devastation to its monuments, museums and libraries. To mark the half-century since the disaster the British Institute of Florence has organised short courses which set 1966 in the context of how Arno floods have shaped the city’s history.See more details >
We invite papers that investigate artistic, literary and popular responses to Gauguin’s art and/or life, or that consider his uneven fortunes in the critical literature since 1903. We also welcome investigations of the exhibition and curatorial strategies that have aspired to rethink his art and critical legacies in a broad variety of formats since the early twentieth-century, both within and outside the Euro-American sphere.See more details >
The engage International Conference 2016 will explore how issues of access and activism impact on gallery and visual arts approaches to education and outreach.See more details >
Kunstlicht invites artists, academics, and writers to demonstrate or offer ways in which translation in a broad sense is methodologically used as a both a form and a vehicle. Looking at translation in recent art practices as a potentially transformative process, the editorial board invites artistic and scholarly contributions.
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University of Warwick, History of Art Department
Friday 15th and Saturday 16th July, 2016
Alexandra Kokoli (Middlesex University)
Nicolas Whybrow (University of Warwick)
The Cycle of Life in Art, Literature and Science Symposium
Friday 1st July 2016
Institute for Creative Enterprise (ICE Building), Coventry University
Puma Way, Coventry, UK, CV1 2NE
The British Association of Paintings Conservator-Restorers have announced the programme for their 2016 annual conference.See more details >