Symposium | (Re-)Forming Sculpture

Posted in conferences (to attend) by Editor on May 18, 2018

Installation view of Lynda Benglis at The Hepworth Wakefield, 6 February – 1 July 2015
Courtesy the artist and Cheim & Read, New York

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From the University of Leeds:

(Re-)Forming Sculpture
University of Leeds and The Hepworth Wakefield, 26–27 June 2018

The Association for Art History’s 2-day Summer Symposium organised by the Doctoral and Early Career Research Network.

Keynote Speakers
• Martina Droth, Deputy Director of Research, Exhibitions, and Publications | Curator of Sculpture, Yale Center for British Art
• Rebecca Wade, Assistant Curator (Sculpture), Leeds Museums and Galleries, based at the Henry Moore Institute

The eighteenth-century offerings come on the second day of the conference:

11.35  Session 4: Sculpting Ceramics
Chair: Caroline McCaffrey-Howarth
• Ashley Hannebrink (Harvard University), Reforming the Past: Figures of Antiquity in Eighteenth-Century French Porcelain
• Elizabeth Saari Browne (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Modelling Enlightenment: Clodion’s Bacchic Sculpture and the Materialist Pleasures of Touch
• Catherine Roche (University of Westminster), Crafting Sculpture: Embodied Perspectives of Sculptural Ceramics
• Phoebe Cummings (University of Westminster), Fugitive Objects

The full programme is available here»

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