Conferences & Lectures - RSA

2016 Annual Meeting of the Renaissance Society of America

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Location: Boston

The Italian Art Society hosted four panels and, together with HNA, hosted two linked sessions at RSA 2016.

Sessions Sponsored by the Italian Art Society

Session Title: Art and the Emotions of Renaissance Women
Hynes Convention Center Level Two, 207
Saturday, April 2, 2016, 10:30-12:00
Organizers and Chairs: Theresa Flanigan, The College of Saint Rose, and Esperanca Camara, University of St. Francis
Speakers/Papers:
Tijana Zakula, Utrecht University, “Ladylike Passions and Rules of Conduct in Renaissance Art Theory and Practice”
Judith Steinhoff, University of Houston, “Modeling Gendered Grief in Trecento Paintings of the Crucifixion”
Heather Graham, California State University, Long Beach, “Compassionate Lament: Renaissance Women, Tempered Grief, and the Promise of Salvation”

Session Title: Artistic Exchange between Italy and the Netherlands, 1300–1700 I
Session Co-Sponsored with the Historians of Netherlandish Art (HNA)
Hynes Convention Center Level Two, 200
Thursday, March 31, 2016, 8:30-10:00am
Organizers: Amy Golahny, Lycoming College, and Sheryl E. Reiss, Italian Art Society
Chair: Amy Golahny, Lycoming College
Speakers/Papers:
Till-Holger Borchert, Flemish Research Center for the Arts of the Burgundian Netherlands and the Groeningemuseum, “Jan van Eyck, Italy, and the Italians”
Jürgen Müller, Technische Universität Dresden, “Fortune and Modernity: Urs Graf, Raphael, and the Invention of Parody”
Anna Marazuela Kim, Courtauld Institute of Art, “Reformations of the Idol in Maerten van Heemskerck’s St. Luke and the Virgin (ca. 1550s)”
Natasha Seaman, Rhode Island College, "'Sell me first thy birthright': Jacopo Bassano, Hendrick ter Brugghen, and Competition around Candlelight in Utrecht"

Session Title: Artistic Exchange between Italy and the Netherlands, 1300–1700 II
Session Co-Sponsored with the Historians of Netherlandish Art (HNA)
Hynes Convention Center Level Two, 200
Thursday March 31, 2016, 10:30am-12:00pm
Organizers: Amy Golahny, Lycoming College, and Sheryl E. Reiss, Italian Art Society
Chair: Sheryl E. Reiss, Italian Art Society
Speakers/Papers:
Kristin deGhetaldi, University of Delaware, “Tracing the Evolution of Oil Painting in Renaissance Italy: Previous Assumptions and New Approaches”
Barbara G. Lane, CUNY, Queens College and The Graduate Center, “The Portinari Annunciation
Gilbert Jones, Italian Art Society, “Where the North meets the South: Leandro Bassano’s Presentation of the Virgin in the Temple

Session Title: Artists and their Friends: New Questions and Ideas
Hynes Convention Center Level Two, 207
Saturday, April 2, 2016, 1:30-3:00pm
Organizer: Alexandra Hoare, University of Bristol
Chair: Robert G. La France, Ball State University
Speakers/Papers:
Frances Gage, Buffalo State, SUNY, “Friendship, Historical Silence and the Anatomical Investigations of Michelangelo and Realdo Colombo”
Alexandra C. Hoare, University of Bristol, “Artists and their Advisor Friends: Whose Idea is it Anyway?”
Guendalina Serafinelli, Università di Roma “La Sapienza”, “When Friendship Matters: Giacinto Brandi and the Privy Chamberlain of Pope Innocent X Pamphilj”

Session Title: Francesco de Mura (1696–1782) and the Golden Age of Naples
Hynes Convention Center Level Two, 200
Saturday, April 2, 2016, 3:30-5:00pm
Organizer: Maria F. P. Saffiotti Dale, Chazen Museum of Art
Chair: James D. Clifton, Sarah Campbell Blaffer Foundation
Speakers/Papers:
Arthur R. Blumenthal, Cornell Fine Arts Museum, “In the Light of Naples: The Art of Francesco de Mura”
David Nolta, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, “Something in the Air: De Mura and Tiepolo and the Painting of Nothing”
Maria F. P. Saffiotti Dale, Chazen Museum of Art, “A New Discovery in the Chazen Museum of Art: Antonio Sarnelli’s Penitent Magdalene

Session Title: Non-figurative disegno in the Italian Renaissance: Construction, Heuristics, and Theory of the Object
Hynes Convention Center Level Two, 207
Saturday, April 2, 2016, 8:30-10:00am
Organizers: Sabina de Cavi, Universidad de Córdoba, and Pietro Roccasecca, Accademia di Belle Arti, Rome
Chair: Sheryl E. Reiss, Italian Art Society
Respondent : Gail Feigenbaum, Getty Research Institute.
Speakers/Papers:
Pietro Roccasecca, Accademia Belle Arti Roma, “Disegno: The Intersection of Representation and Knowledge”
Sabina de Cavi, Universidad de Córdoba, “Early Modern Theory of Linear Drawing in Italy and Spain: the Pre-history of Design”


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