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Conference | Re-framing Chinese Objects

Posted in conferences (to attend) by Editor on September 9, 2018

From H-ArtHist:

Reframing Chinese Objects: Collecting and Displaying in Europe and the Islamic World, 1400–1800
Heidelberg University, 7–8 December 2018

To attend the symposium, pre-registration is required. Please send your registration by to Mr. Yusen Yu: yusen.yu@asia-europe.uni-heidelberg.de.

Organizers: Sarah E. Fraser (Project P.I.), Lianming Wang, Yusen Yu, Institute of East Asian Art History, Heidelberg University

Supported by the Field of Focus 3: Cultural Dynamics in Globalized Worlds, Excellence Initiative II, Heidelberg University

F R I D A Y ,  7  D E C E M B E R  2 0 1 8

2:00  Welcome by Sarah Fraser

2:15  Session I
• Feng He, From Theatrical to Monumental: Social Spaces and Porcelain Display in Eighteenth-Century Dresden
• Muyu Zhou, The Origin of ‘Golden’: Analysis of Guangcai Porcelain through the Meissen Kiln
• Xue Yu, From Fantasy to ‘Authenticity’: The Changing Taste of the Chinese Collection in the Eighteenth-Century French Court and Its Entourage

3:30  Coffee break

3:45  Session II
• Dingwei Yin, Reframing the Antique: Gustav Klimt’s Asian Collection and His Figure Paintings in the 1910s
• Wenzhuo Qiu, Cabinet of Curiosities: Wandering and Wondering in Modern Cities as the Flâneurs
• Hua Wang, Interiority and the Female Figure: North African, French and Chinese Textiles in the Painting of Henry Matisse (1869–1954) and Chang Shuhong (1869–1954)

5:15  Roundtable discussion

5:45  Reception

S A T U R D A Y ,  8  D E C E M B E R  2 0 1 8

9:15  Keynote Address
• Stacey Pierson (History of Art and Archaeology Department, SOAS London), Framing ‘China’: Architecture, Collecting, and the Spatial Aesthetics of Chinese Porcelain in Global Display Contexts

10:00  Panel I: Perceiving Chinese Art in the Islamic World
Chair: Susanne Enderwitz (Department of Languages and Cultures of the Near East, Heidelberg University) and Ebba Koch (Institute of Art History, University of Vienna)
• Javad Abbasi (Department of History, Ferdowsi University, Mashhad), Perception of Chinese Art in Iranian Historiography, 15th–18th Centuries
• Sarah Kiyanrad (Department of Languages and Cultures of the Near East, Heidelberg University), Travelling China: Perceptions of Chīn va Māchīn in Early Modern Iran
• Yusen Yu (Institute of East Asian Art History / Cluster of Excellence ‘Asia and Europe in a Global Context’, Heidelberg University), Chinese Painting in Persianate Workshop: Practices of Remounting in the Fifteenth Century
Discussant: Susanne Enderwitz (Department of Languages and Cultures of the Near East, Heidelberg University)

11:30  Coffee break

11:45  Panel II: Objects as Site of Knowledge Production
Chair: Sarah Kiyanrad (Department of Languages and Cultures of the Near East, Heidelberg University)
• Nathalie Monnet (Département des manuscrits orientaux, Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris), The Lion-Bull Symplegma across Time and Space
• Lianming Wang (Institute of East Asian Art History, Heidelberg University), Enframing Chinese Plants: Jesuit Botany and the Eighteenth-Century Physiocraticism
• Annette Bügener (Institute of East Asian Art History, Heidelberg University), Mirroring the Imperial Face in Western Art: The Case of the Qianlong Emperor (r. 1736–1795)
Discussant: Nathalie Monnet (Département des manuscrits orientaux, Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris)

1:15  Lunch break

2:15  Panel III: Porcelain in Islamic Displaying Context
Chair: Julia Weber (Porzellansammlung, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden)
• Akbar Khakimov (Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Tashkent), The Traditions of Chinese Porcelain in Central Asia
• Elena Paskaleva (Institute of Area Studies, Leiden University, Leiden), The Chini-khana of Ulugh Beg in Samarqand: Tracing Archaeological Artefacts and Fabricated Fables
• Ebba Koch (Institute of Art History, University of Vienna), The Chini Khana in India: Collecting, Using, and Displaying Porcelain at the Mughal Court
Discussant: Tülay Artan (Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Sabanci University, Istanbul)

3:45  Panel IV: Porcelain in European Courtly Context
Chair: Sarah Fraser (Institute of East Asian Art History, Heidelberg University)
• Ruth Sonja Simonis (Porzellansammlung, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden), The Amsterdam-Dresden Porcelain Trade: Count Lagnasco’s Purchases for Augustus the Strong, 1716–17
• Cora Würmell (Porzellansammlung, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden), A Venue for Porcelain: The Japanese Palace from 1717 until 1727
• Julia Weber (Porzellansammlung, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden), ‘This Gallery is destin’d for the Porcelain of Meissen only’: Staging the Contest with the East Asian Imports in the Japanese Palace
Discussant: Stacy Pierson (History of Art and Archaeology Department, SOAS London)

5:15  Final remarks by Monica Juneja (HCTS Professor ‘Global Art History’, Cluster of Excellence Asia and Europe in a Global Context, Heidelberg University)