EMA Newsletter: 27 December 2013

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27 December 2013

EMA NEWS

December Book Review List Available

The December list of book reviews is now available here and under “Research.”  The next book review list will appear in early March, and subsequent lists will be published every three months.

CALLS FOR PAPERS

The Visual Arts in Wales (Graduate Conference) 

The call for papers for the graduate conference entitled “The Visual Arts in Wales” (due 22 Jan, New Haven, Connecticut, USA) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles,…” in “Research.”

Bramante e l’architettura lombarda del Quattrocento

The call for papers for the conference entitled “Bramante e l’architettura lombarda del Quattrocento” (due 21 Mar, Milan, Italy) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles,…” in “Research.”

CONFERENCES

Piranesi und die Vermittlung antiquarischen Wissens

Information on the conference entitled “Piranesi und die Vermittlung antiquarischen Wissens” (23-24 Jan, Cologne, Germany) is available here and under “Conferences and Lectures” in “Research.”

NEWS IN THE FIELD

Compagnia San Paolo Gives 2.7 Million Euros for Restoration of Guarini’s SS. Sindone

The Compagnia San Paolo has given 2.7 million euros to aid in funding the restoration of Guarino Guarini’s SS. Sindone, which was severely damaged by fire in 1997.  The restoration will be complete in 2015.  For more details, click here.

Getty Conservation Institute and World Monuments Fund Collaborate on New Software to Preserve Cultural Heritage Sites

The Getty Conservation Institute and World Monuments Fund have collaborated to produce Arches, a new software that aids in the management and inventories of cultural heritage sites.  Arches also gathers, makes newly accessible, and preserves essential information about cultural heritage.  For more details, click here.

Victoria & Albert Museum Launches Appeal to Purchase Important Château de Juvisy Painting

As the reopening of its Europe 1600-1800 galleries approaches, the Victoria & Albert Museum in London has launched an appeal for funds to aid in the purchase of the seventeenth-century Château de Juvisy, one of the few surviving paintings of a seventeenth-century French château and its gardens.  The painting is by Pierre-Denis Martin, court painter to Louis XIV.  For more details, click here.

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