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Schedule


Friday, October 17, 2008
10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 18, 2008
9:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

Museum Lecture Hall
The Getty Center

Admission is free. Separate reservations are required for each day of the symposium.

DAY 1: Friday, October 17, 2008

9:00–10:00 a.m. Check-In and Exhibition Viewing

SESSION 1 – MURÚA: THE TEXTS
10:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Welcome
Thomas Gaehtgens, Director, Getty Research Institute

Introduction
Barbara Anderson, Director of Museum Resources, New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs

Last Acts: The Completion of Murúa's Historical Works
Rolena Adorno, Reuben Post Halleck Professor of Spanish and Chair of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Yale University

Coffee Break
11:20–11:30 a.m

The Author and His Helpers: Textual Hands in the Murúa Manuscripts
Ivan Boserup, Head of the Department of Manuscripts and Rare Books, Det Kongelige Bibliotek, Copenhagen

Further Evidence in the Murúa Chronicle: The Hidden Texts
Juan Ossio, Senior Professor, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú

Discussion

Lunch Break
12:30–2:00 p.m.

SESSION 2 – THE OBJECT AND ITS IMAGES
2:00–5:00 p.m.

Dibujado de Mi Mano: Martín de Múrua as Artist
Thomas Cummins, Dumbarton Oaks Professor of the History of Pre-Columbian and Colonial Art, Harvard University

An Unfinished History: The Making and Materials of the Galvin and Getty Murúas
Nancy Turner, Conservator of Manuscripts in the Department of Paper Conservation, J. Paul Getty Museum

Coffee Break
3:20–3:30 p.m.

Colorants and Artist's Palettes in the Murúa Manuscripts
Karen Trentelman, Senior Scientist, Getty Conservation Institute

Woven Documents: Color, Design and Cultural Origin of the Textiles in the Getty Murúa
Elena Phipps, Senior Museum Conservator, Metropolitan Museum of Art

Discussion


DAY 2: Saturday, October 18, 2008


Check-In, Museum Lecture Hall Lobby
8:30 a.m.

SESSION 3 – EARLY CONTEXTS
9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Introduction
Barbara Anderson, Director of Museum Resources, New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs

Purposeful Chiaroscuro in the Journey of Diego de Ocaña
Kenneth Mills, Professor of History and Director of Latin American Studies, University of Toronto

Seeing Peruvian Nature, Up Close and from Afar
Daniela Bleichmar, Assistant Professor, Departments of Art History and Spanish and Portuguese, University of Southern California

Coffee Break
11:10–11:30 a.m.

Andean Antiquity in the Eighteenth Century
Joanne Pillsbury, Director of Pre-Columbian Studies, Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C.

Discussion

Lunch Break
12:00–1:30 p.m.

SESSION 4 – NINETEENTH CENTURY CONTEXTS
1:30–3:30 p.m.

Pancho Fierro's Holy Week Scroll
Marcus Burke, Curator, The Hispanic Society of America

Picturing Race/Viewing Race
Natalia Majluf, Director, Museo de Arte de Lima

The Getty Inka and the Visual Economy of Late Colonial Peru
Janet G. Stephens, Doctoral Candidate, Department of Art History, University of California, Los Angeles

Discussion

Coffee Break
3:30–3:45 p.m.

SESSION 5 – ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION: "Into the Future" 3:45–5.30 p.m
Thomas Cummins, moderator

Painters, Colors, Pigments and Meaning in the Images of Bernardino de Sahagúns Florentine Codex
Diana Magaloni Kerpel, Professor, Instituto de Investigaciones Estéticas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Sahagún's Codex and Book Design In The Indigenous Context (will be presented in Spanish)
Marina Garone Gravier, Doctoral Candidate, Art History Program, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Let the Waters and the Pigments Flow on These Pages: Making and Emending Landscape in the Relación e Michoacán
Angélica J. Afanador Pujol, Assistant Professor of Art History, University of Minnesota

Clara Bargellini, Senior Research Fellow and Professor, Instituto de Investigaciones Estéticas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (respondent)

CLOSING RECEPTION, Museum Lecture Hall Lobby
5:30–6:45 p.m.