EMA Newsletter: 30 May 2014

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30 May 2014

CALLS FOR PAPERS

Domestic Space and the Arts in Britain, 1753-1900 (College Art Association Session) 

The call for papers for the session at the College Art Association Annual Conference entitled “Domestic Space and the Arts in Britain, 1753-1900” (due 15 Aug, New York, New York, USA) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles,…” in “Research.”

Hofkünstler und Hofhandwerker in deutschsprachigen Residenzstädten des 16. bis 18. Jahrhunderts – Personen, Konflikte, Strukturen

The call for papers for the conference entitled “Hofkünstler und Hofhandwerker in deutschsprachigen Residenzstädten des 16. bis 18. Jahrhunderts – Personen, Konflikte, Strukturen” (due 31 Aug, Mainz, Germany) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles,…” in “Research.”

(Re)mediation:  The 49th Annual UCLA Graduate Student Association Symposium

The call for papers for the conference entitled “(Re)mediation:  The 49th Annual UCLA Graduate Student Association Symposium” (due 1 Jul, Los Angeles, California, USA) is available here and under “Calls for Books, Articles,…” in “Research.”

CONFERENCES AND LECTURES

Die SS. Trinità dei Monti in Rom als Monument des französischen Stils

Information on the lecture entitled “Die SS. Trinità dei Monti in Rom als Monument des französischen Stils” by Hubertus Günther (4 Jun, Munich, Germany) is available here and under “Conferences and Lectures” in “Research.”

Michel Foucault:  Arts & Humanities in the 21st Century

Information on the conference entitled “Michel Foucault:  Arts & Humanities in the 21st Century” (12-13 Jun, Paris, France) is available here and under “Conferences and Lectures” in “Research.”

EXHIBITIONS

Saving Jamaica’s Heritage, Enhancing Jamaica’s Future

Information on the exhibition entitled “Saving Jamaica’s Heritage, Enhancing Jamaica’s Future” (11-12 Jun, London, England) is available here.

RESOURCES

Vitruviana:  Bibliothek Werner Oechslin

“Vitruviana:  Bibliothek Werner Oechslin,” a database of digitized versions of the 100 editions of Vitruvius (70 from before 1900) in the collection of Werner Oechslin, is available here and under “Databases of Books and Other Information” in “Resources.”

Architektenlexikon Wien 1770-1945

The “Architektenlexikon Wien 1770-1945,” an online encyclopedia of all architects working in Vienna between 1770 and 1945, is available here and under “Databases of Books and Other Information” in “Resources.”

NEWS IN THE FIELD

Restoration of the 18th-Century Golden Room in the Mauritshuis

The 18th-century Golden Room, containing paintings by the Italian Giovanni Antonio Pellegrini, of the Mauritshuis (the Hague, Netherlands) has now been fully restored and reopened.  For more details, click here.

Restoration of the 18th-Century Palais Rechberg in Zurich

The Palais Rechberg, erected by one of the leading families in Zurich during the mid-eighteenth century, has recently been restored to its original design.  For more details, click here.

Detailed Report on the Restoration of the 18th-Century Wilanów Palace in Poland

From 2007-2009, Poland, Iceland, and Norway collaborated to restore the royal Wilanów Palace outside of Warsaw for the first time in 40 years.  A movie summarizing the issues confronted, the archaeological and conservation discoveries, and the virtual reconstructions is available here.

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