Berlin Conference on Plaster Casts

Posted in conferences (to attend) by Editor on March 26, 2011

Gipsabgüsse und antike Skulpturen / Plaster Casts of Ancient Sculpture
Pergamon Museum, Berlin, 7-9 April 2011

Much of this conference addresses the nineteenth century, with a keynote address on Thursday evening by Dr. Marjorie Trusted, of the V&A on “Reproduction as Spectacle and Inspiration: The Cast Courts at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.” There are, however, several sessions on Friday morning for the eighteenth century:

  • Simone M. Kaiser (Johann-Wolfgang-von-Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt am Main), “Die Verbindung von Antikenforschung und fürstlicher Repräsentation im Villengarten der frühen Neuzeit”
  • Hélène J. Bremer (University of Leiden), “How to Display a Collection of Classical Sculpture at the End of the 18th Century?”
  • Francesca Valli (Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera, Milano), “The Galleria delle Statue of Brera Academy in Milan, 1806”

The full program is available here»