EMA Newsletter: 25 September 2015

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25 September 2015

CALLS FOR PAPERS

Against the Medici:  Art and Dissent in Renaissance Italy

The call for papers for the conference entitled “Against the Medici:  Art and Dissent in Renaissance Italy” (due 1 Jan, Florence, Italy) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

Architectural Criticism:  Part of Public Debate or Autonomous “Discipline”?

The call for papers for the conference entitled “Architectural Criticism:  Part of Public Debate or Autonomous ‘Discipline’?” (due 25 Oct, Rennes, France) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

The Country House and Landed Estate in Time of Revolution (14th Annual Historic Houses of Ireland Conference)

The call for papers for the conference entitled “The Country House and Landed Estate in Time of Revolution (14th Annual Historic Houses of Ireland Conference)” (due 30 Nov, Maynooth, Ireland) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles…” in “Research.”

CONFERENCES

L’architecture et l’urbanisme des ingénieurs, 1650-1850. Paris, province et capitales européennes

Information on the conference entitled “L’architecture et l’urbanisme des ingénieurs, 1650-1850. Paris, province et capitales européennes” (10 Oct, Versailles, France) is available here and under “Conferences, Lectures…” in “Research.”

Asian Gardens in the West

Information on the conference entitled “Asian Gardens in the West” (1-3 Oct, Düsseldorf, Germany) is available here and under “Conferences, Lectures…” in “Research.”

The Sistine Chapel

Information on the conference entitled “The Sistine Chapel” (5-6 Oct, Florence and Rome, Italy) is available here and under “Conferences, Lectures…” in “Research.”

EXHIBITIONS

Etre et Paraître, la vie aristocratique au XVIIIe siècle. Trésors cachés du musée national de la Renaissance

Information on the exhibition entitled “Etre et Paraître, la vie aristocratique au XVIIIe siècle. Trésors cachés du musée national de la Renaissance” (11 Apr-29 Nov, Val d’Oise, France) is available here.

NEWS IN THE FIELD

Restoration of Dürer’s Triumphal Arch by the British Museum

The British Museum is currently restoring Albrecht Dürer’s print of a triumphal arch.  A detailed report on the process of photographing and documenting the arch, together with a report of new discoveries, is available here.

Summer Papal Palace at Castel Gandolfo Now Open to the Public

The 17th-century summer papal palace at Castel Gandolfo is now open for tours.  For more details, click here.