February 25 and 28, 2009

International art historians present papers as part of the 2009 College Art Association (CAA) conference.

 
February 25, 2009
The Getty Center

That Captured Instant of Time: Realism and Drama in Baroque Sculpture
Chair: Catherine Hess

The Languet de Gergy Tomb: Visible and Invisible Components
Anne Betty Weinshenker, Montclair State University
Temporality and Narration in the Sculptural Morceaux de Reception of the Academie Royale in Paris
Ursula Stroebele, Heinrich-Heine University
Acting and Symbolizing Sacred Narratives: Polychrome Sculpture in the Sacro Monte of Varese
Marco Musillo, Centro Incontri Umani
Speaking of Likeness: The Act of Liveliness
Maarten Delbeke, Ghent University
Ferrata on Fire, Agnes in Flames
Jessica Boehman, University of Pennsylvania

Running time: 120 min.
 

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Luxury Devotional Books and Their Female Owners
Chairs: Thomas Kren and Richard Leson

The Breviary of Beatrijs van Assendelft
Anne Margreet W. As-Vijvers, independent scholar, IJsselstein, Netherlands
Purple-Spun and Purple-Dressed: Imaging Mary for a Byzantine Princess
Maria Evangelatou, University of California, Santa Cruz
Marginalia in the Psalter: Hours of Ghuiluys de Boisleux
Richard A. Leson, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
The Prayer Book of Queen Claude de France
Roger Wieck, Morgan Library and Museum
Discussant: Anne Rudloff Stanton, University of Missouri, Columbia

Running time: 144 min.
 

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What We Talk about When We Talk about Artist's Books
Chair: Marcia Reed

Read This If You Can; Or, Reader Beware
Barbara Balfour, York University
Surface Readings: Ruscha Surveys LA
Whitney Rugg, University of Chicago
Formalism of Artist's Books
Tatiana Ginsberg, University of California, Santa Barbara
A Book as Performance: Carolee Schneemann's ABC—We Print Anything—In the Cards
Kathleen Wentrack, Queensborough Community College, City University of New York

Running time: 96 min.
 

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European Drawings, 1400–1900
Chairs: Lee Hendrix and Stephanie Schrader

Dirk Vellert's Apocalypse Drawings, Dürer, and Some Reformist Images in Antwerp
Ellen Konowitz, State University of New York, New Paltz
Michelangelo's Study Child's Head in Haarlem: The Artist's Nephew as a Baby or a Black African Girl?
Joaneath Spicer, Walters Art Museum
With His Back to Nature: The Rhetoric of Landscape in Rubens's Drawing of a Fallen Tree with Brambles, ca. 1615–17
Catherine H. Lusheck
Anatomy of a Design Repertory: Giulio Romano's Drawings for Dining
Valerie Taylor, independent scholar, Burbank
A New Source for David's Architectural Perceptiveness: The Roman Drawings of Hubert Robert
Heidi Kraus, University of Iowa

Running time: 105 min.
 

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Networks and Boundaries
Chair: Thomas Gaehtgens

Photographic Contacts: Reflections on Photography and Orientalism
Ali Behdad, University of California, Los Angeles
Convergences and Collisions: Art Networks in Nineteenth-Century Istanbul
Mary Roberts, University of Sydney
Object and Space: George Kubler's Prime Object and the Search for Territorial Definitions
Avinoam Shalem, Kunsthistorisches Institut; Institut für Kunstgeschichte der Universität München

Running time: 90 min.
 

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Cabinet Pictures in Seventeenth-Century Europe
Chair: Andreas Henning

Praise or Censure of Small Pictures? Rubens as a Critic of Adam Elsheimer
Michael Thimann, Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz; Max-Planck-Institut
The Cabinet Picture: Toward a Definition
Susannah Rutherglen, Princeton University
The Love for the Small and Curious: Paintings on Copper by the Children of Bacchus in Rome
Christine Göttler, University of Washington
"Piccole" Paintings for the Home: Women and the Market for Cabinet Pictures in Seventeenth-Century Bologna
Erin J. Campbell, University of Victoria
The Cabinet of Minister Colbert
Tatiana V. Senkevitch, University of Southern California

Running time: 144 min.
 

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The Medieval Manuscript Transformed
Chairs: Kristen Collins and Christine Sciacca

Cult and Codex: The Case of the St. Albans Psalter
Kathryn Gerry, Walters Art Museum
Interleaving Narrative and Devotion: Fifteenth-Century Additions to a Late Romanesque Vita Christi (Getty Ms.101)
Kristen Collins, J. Paul Getty Museum
Destruction and Reinvention: Reconstructing the Laudario of Sant'Agnese
Christine Sciacca, J. Paul Getty Museum
Cut, Pasted, and Cut Again: The Original Function and Later Collection of Early Prints in Western Europe
Kathryn M. Rudy, Koninklijke Bibliotheek
Pilgrimage through the Pages: Pilgrims' Badges in Late Medieval Devotional Manuscripts
Megan H. Foster-Campbell, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Discussant: Adam S. Cohen, University of Toronto

Running time: 155 min.
 

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February 28, 2009
The Getty Villa

The Art and Archaeology of Ancient Greece, Rome, and Etruria
Chair: Karol Wight

Relationships between Divine and Human Bodies: The Temple of Asklepios at Epidauros (ca. 390–375 BCE)
Ann E. Patnaude, University of Chicago
Adopting Identity: Afterlife Personae in Second- and Third-Century Rome
Linda Moskeland Fuchs, independent scholar, Ithaca, New York
Portraits of Piety: Images of Priestesses in the Second Century CE
Molly Lindner, Kent State University
Virtus and the Virtuous Breast
Lillian B. Joyce, University of Alabama, Huntsville
Roma and Augustus on the Gemma Augustea
Mark Fullerton, Ohio State University

Running time: 155 min.
 

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