New Perspectives on Baroque Art and Culture

Lectures were held by: Einar Petterson, Prof. University of Oslo, Carolyn Smyth,  Prof. John Cabot University, Rome, Antonella de Michelis, PhD, University of California, Daniela Dumbrava, PhD, American Academy in Rome, Ingrid Rowland, Prof. University of Notre Dame, Rome, Eric Bianchi, cand. PhD, American Academy, Rome, Arne Holm, dr.polit., University of Oslo, Joris van Gastel, cand. PhD, University of Leiden

The Workshop was led by: Mieke Bal, Prof. Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences

Thursday, 4th June Morning session

Iconography and Topography

09:00

Introduction

09.30–10.00

EINAR PETTERSON, Prof., University of Oslo

Reflections on Divine Love in 17th century

Roman art. Mixing, unmixing and remixing

metaphors

10.15–10.45

CAROLYN SMYTH, Prof. John Cabot University, Rome

The Rise and Fall of a Baroque Iconography:

The Souls in Purgatory

Coffee break

11.15–11.45

ANTONELLA DE MICHELIS, PhD Courtauld Institute

Topography as Text: Reading the Rome of

Giovan Battista Nolli and Leonardo Bufalini

12:00-12:30

DANIELA DUMBRAVA, PhD, American Academy

A Baroque traveler describes northern Asia for

the Romanov's

12.45–14:15

Lunch break

Thursday, 4th June Afternoon session

Geology, Music, Art and Politics, Aesthetics

14.15

Coffee

14.30–15.00

INGRID ROWLAND, Prof. University of Notre Dame

Athanasius Kircher and Geology

15.15–15.45

ERIC BIANCHI, cand.PhD Yale, American Academy

Athanasius Kircher and the new music of

Baroque Rome

Coffee break

16.15–16.45

ARNE HOLM, dr.polit., Oslo

Using art in pursuit of social and political status.

The Colonna case

17.00–17.30

JORIS VAN GASTEL, cand. PhD, Univ. of Leiden

Sculptural Franchezza: Dynamic Percepts of the

Baroque Fold

17.30-19.30

Reception

Friday, 5th June

Preposterous Baroque

Workshop with Mieke Bal

09.15–10.00

MIEKE BAL, Academy Professor Royal Netherlands

Academy of Arts and Sciences

Contemporary Baroque and Preposterous History

Mieke Bal presents examples of contemporary

“baroque” art and theoretical concepts as

background for discussions of texts.

10.00–10.30

DISCUSSION OF TEXT 1

Mieke Bal: Quoting Caravaggio. Contemporary

Art, Preposterous History, Chicago 1999, p. 1-25

Coffee break

11.00–11.30

DISCUSSION OF TEXT 2

Mieke Bal: Quoting Caravaggio. Contemporary

Art, Preposterous History, Chicago 1999,

p. 231-268.

11.45–12.15

DISCUSSION OF TEXT 3

Mieke Bal: Travelling Concepts in the Humanities.

A Rough Guide, Toronto 2002, p. 3-21, 56-95.

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