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Conference | Furniture History Society Research Seminar

Posted in conferences (to attend) by Editor on November 15, 2012

Furniture History Society Research Seminar
The Wallace Collection, London, 23 November 2012

The concept of this event is to present current studies of research on furniture history, design, construction, conservation and the history of interiors by MA and PhD students, and museum/heritage curators and professionals at an early stage of career development. The seminar will provide useful insights into current trends of research in the educational and museum world. Each talk will last 15 minutes with questions immediately after.

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10.00  Coffee

10.30  Adriana Turpin (Chairman of the Tom Ingram Memorial Fund Committee), Introduction

10.40  Mia Jackson (PhD student Queen Mary, University of London), André-Charles Boulle as a Collector of Prints and Drawings

11.00  Antonia Brodie (PhD student Queen Mary, University of London), A Room of One’s Own? Unlocking the Closet 1650-1730

11.20  Wolf Burchard (PhD student Courtauld Institute of Art/ Curatorial Assistant The Royal Collection), Charles Le Brun: Unity and Hierarchy in the ‘Visite du Roy aux Gobelins’

11.40  Naomi Luxford (post-doctoral research fellow University College London), Has it Changed? Is it Damaged? A Study of Veneer and Marquetry Surfaces

12.00  Elizabeth Bisley (MA, Assistant Curator Furniture Textiles & Fashion, V&A), Painted Decoration and the Cultures of Imitation: Study of an Eighteenth-Century Tyrolean Cupboard

12.20  Shari Kashani (MA, Christies Furniture Department London), Imitation/Presentation: Some Observations on Médalliers and Coquillers in Eighteenth-Century France

12.45  Lunch

2.00  Barbara Lasic (Assistant Curator, Europe: 1600-1800 gallery project, V&A), Salon Tales: A Set of Mid-Eighteenth-Century Panelling Depicting the Fables of Aesop in the Collections of the Victoria and Albert Museum

2.20  Peter Nelson Lindfield-Ott (PhD student University of St Andrews), Georgian Gothic Furniture: A New Pathway to Interpreting British Gothic Furniture, 1740-1840

2.40  David Oakey (MA, Assistant to the Surveyor of the Queen’s Works of Art), Henry Holland and Furniture

3.00  Diana Davis (PhD student the Wallace Collection& University of Buckingham), Wily Brocanteurs: Retailing Curiosity in the Regency

3.20  Christopher Maxwell (PhD student Glasgow University with the Virtual Hamilton Palace Trust), The Dispersal of the Furniture from the Hamilton Palace Collection

3.40  Myriam Tondeur (PhD student, University of Sorbonne), The Architects and Creators of Furniture in the Belgian Modernism Movement of the 1920s 

4.00  Closing Remarks from the Chair, followed by tea and coffee

Any ticket booking queries should be addressed to Clarissa Ward, FHS Grants Secretary, 25 Wardo Avenue, London SW6 6RA, tel. 0207 384 4458, email grantsfhs@gmail.com.

Organised by the Tom Ingram Memorial Fund Committee with generous support of the Oliver Ford Trust.