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CAA 2015, New York

103rd Annual Conference of the College Art Association
New York Hilton Midtown, 11–14 February 2015

2015ConferenceInformationandRegistrationThe 2015 College Art Association conference takes place in New York, February 11–14, at the New York Hilton Midtown (1335 Avenue of the Americas).

An ASECS session on materiality, chaired by Kristel Smentek and Michael Yonan, is scheduled for Friday at 12:30; and a HECAA session in honor of Donald Posner, chaired by Andria Derstine and Rena Hoisington, is slated for Saturday at 12:30. As 90-minute panels, both are free and open to the public with no conference registration required.

This year there’s also a HECAA reception scheduled for Thursday, from 5:30 to 7:00 in the Lincoln Suite on the fourth floor of the Hilton. With a cash bar, it’s an open invitation; so please bring friends (and, as with the lunch sessions, attendance requires neither CAA membership nor conference registration).

Other sessions that may be of interest for dixhuitièmistes are also listed. A full schedule of panels is available here»

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Historians of Eighteenth-Century Art and Architecture
Donald Posner and the Study of Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century French and Italian Art
Saturday, 14 February, 12:30–2:00, Sutton Parlor North
Chairs: Andria Derstine, Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College; Rena M. Hoisington, The Baltimore Museum of Art

  1. A Return to Loreto: Guido Reni, Caravaggio, and Donald Posner
    Rachel McGarry, Minneapolis Institute of Arts
  2. The Portrait d’apparat after Rigaud: Iconographical and Ideological Variations in Images of Louis XV and Marie Leszczynska, ca. 1723–1747
    Todd L. Larkin, Montana State University
  3. Nicolas Lancret: Île de France or Île de Cythère?
    Mary Tavener Holmes, independent scholar
  4. Giambattista Tiepolo’s Two Designs for the Triumph of Hercules
    William Barcham, independent scholar

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American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
The Materiality of Art and Experience in the Eighteenth Century
Friday, 13 February, 12:30–2:00, Beekman Parlor
Chairs: Kristel Smentek, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Michael E. Yonan, University of Missouri–Columbia

  1. Other-Worldly Encounters: Materiality and Religious Experience
    Hannah Williams, University of Oxford
  2. ‘Neither Antique nor Gothic’: The Uncertainty of Sèvres Porcelain
    Susan Michele Wager, Columbia University
  3. A Visual Material Turn
    Anne Higonnet, Barnard College

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O T H E R S E S S I O N S R E L A T E D T O T H E 1 8 T H C E N T U R Y

Original Copies: Art and the Practice of Copying
Wednesday, 11 February, 9:30–12:00, Sutton Parlor South
Chair: Stephanie Porras, Tulane University

  1. ‘A Miracle of a Copy’: Original Reproductions and Authentic Copies in the Holbein Dispute
    Lena Bader, German Centre for the History of Art in Paris (DFK)
  2. Producing Reproducibility: John Flaxman’s Designs between Classicism and Commerce
    Brigid von Preussen, Columbia University
  3. ‘The Duplication of Genius’: Domenico Brucciani (1815–80) and the Authorship and Agency of Plaster Casts, Rebecca Jayne Wade, Henry Moore Institute
  4. Remaking the Readymade: Marcel Duchamp and Man Ray’s Editioned Replicas
    Adina Tamar Kamien-Kazhdan, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
  5. On Originality: Photography vs. Glass Painting in Twentieth-Century Senegal
    Giulia Paoletti, Columbia University

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The Global History of Design and Material Culture
Thursday, 12 February, 9:30–12:00, Sutton Parlor North
Chair: Paul Stirton, Bard Graduate Center

  1. Writing and Editing the New History of Design: Decorative Arts and Material Culture 1400–2000
    Patricia Anne Kirkham, Bard Graduate Center
  2. Writing a World History of Design: What I Have Learned
    Victor Margolin, University of Illinois at Chicago
  3. Design Worlds: National Design Histories in an Age of Globalization
    Grace Lees-Maffei, University of Hertfordshire; Kjetil Fallan, University of Oslo
  4. A Global History of Design: Assembling Fragments
    Daniel J. Huppatz, Swinburne University
  5. The Canon and Beyond: A Proposal for Teaching the History of Modern Design
    David Raizman, Drexel University

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Unfolding the Enlightenment
Thursday, 12 February, 9:30–12:00, Beekman Parlor
Chairs: Alyce Mahon, University of Cambridge; Nebahat Avcioglu, Hunter College, City University of New York

  1. William Hogarth’s ‘Bathos’ and the End of Beauty
    Thomas R. Beachdel, The Graduate Center, City University of New York
  2. Embodied Cognition: Vitalism and Neoclassical Fashion
    Amelia F. Rauser, Franklin & Marshall College
  3. Enlightenment Thought and the Visual Arts in Qajar Iran
    Maryam D. Ekhtiar, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
  4. Producing Monsters: Eric Avery’s Prints, The Sleep of Reason from Behind and Chimera
    Rena M. Hoisington, The Baltimore Museum of Art
  5. Ordnung und Reinlichkeit
    Stefaan Vervoort, Ghent University

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Historians of British Art
Home Subjects: Domestic Space and the Arts in Britain, 1753–1900
Thursday, 12 February, 12:30–2:00, Rendezvous Trianon
Chairs: Morna O’Neill, Wake Forest University; Anne Nellis Richter, American University

  1. Astonishing Moderation: Robert Lord Clive at Claremont
    Stephen M. Caffey, Texas A&M University
  2. Housing the Art of the Nation: The Home as Museum in Gustav F. Waagen’s Treasures of Art in Great Britain
    Emilie Oléron Evans, Queen Mary University of London
  3. ‘An Alien in the Decorative Community’: The Problem of Pictures in British Domestic Advice Literature
    Nicholas Tromans, Watts Gallery
  4. Discussant: Melinda R. McCurdy, The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Garden

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Association for Latin American Art
Emerging Scholars of Latin American Art
Thursday, 12 February, 12:30–2:00, Regent Parlor
Chair: Margaret Jackson, University of New Mexico

  1. Filling the Lacuna: The Guatemalan Black Christ and New Spanish Art History
    Elena FitzPatrick Sifford, Louisiana State University
  2. The Queen of Heaven and the Prince of Angels: Saintly Rivalry in Colonial Mexico
    Aubrey Hobart, University of California, Santa Cruz
  3. Violence and Virtue in the Northern Provinces of New Spain: The Politics of Franciscan Martyr Portraits during the Period of Bourbon Reforms
    Emmanuel Ortega Rodríguez, University of New Mexico

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The Meaning of Prices in the History of Art
Thursday, 12 February, 2:30–5:00, Regent Parlor
Chairs: Christian Huemer, Getty Research Institute; Hans J. Van Miegroet, Duke University

  1. Prices for Paintings and Buyer Preferences in Eighteenth-Century Paris
    Hilary Coe Cronheim, Duke University; Sandra van Ginhoven, Duke University
  2. Market Valuation of Provenance: An Analysis of Collections Sold at Drouot between 1911 and 1925
    Géraldine David, Université Libre de Bruxelles; Kim Oosterlinck, Université Libre de Bruxelles
  3. The Dutch Art Market during the Second World War: A New Art Price Index Using Hedonic Regression
    Jeroen Euwe, Université Libre de Bruxelles
  4. The ‘Bildung’ of the American Collector
    Titia E. Hulst, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University
  5. Transmission of Value through Prices: Competition and Value Formation on the Art Market
    Viktor Oliver Lorincz, Université Paris 1 Pantheon–Sorbonne and ELTE Budapest

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Artistic Exchange between the Spanish and British Empires, 1550–1900
Friday, 13 February, 9:30–12:00, Madison Suite
Chairs: Michael Brown, San Diego Museum of Art; Niria E. Leyva-Gutierrez, Long Island University, Post

  1. Medical Astrology in the Codex Mexicanus, from Britain to Spain to New Spain
    Lori B. Diel, Texas Christian University
  2. British Export Goods and Material Culture in Eighteenth-Century Spanish America
    James Middleton, independent scholar
  3. Learning from Las Palmas: Spanish Architectural Influence in the British Empire
    George Alexander Bremner, University of Edinburgh

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The Art of Travel: People and Things in Motion in the Early Modern Mediterranean
Friday, 13 February, 9:30–12:00, Regent Parlor
Chair: Elisabeth Fraser, University of South Florida

  1. Spolia and Souvenirs: Refashioning Ottoman Tents in Early Modern Poland
    Ashley M. Dimmig, University of Michigan
  2. Redeeming the Redeemer: Religious Images and Captivity between Spain and North Africa
    Daniel Hershenzon,­­­ University of Connecticut
  3. The Sun King at Sea: Maritime Art and Slavery in the Seventeenth-Century Mediterranean
    Gillian Weiss, Case Western Reserve University; Meredith S. Martin, New York University
  4. Collecting Carthage: Thomas Reade as Cultural Intermediary for the Tunisian Elite
    Ridha Moumni, Aix–Marseille University
  5. The Photographic Mediterranean: Circulation and Mobility in Nineteenth-Century Photography
    Michele A. Hannoosh, University of Michigan

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The Double-Sided Object in the Renaissance
Friday, 13 February, 9:30–12:00, Rendezvous Trianon
Chair: Shira Brisman, University of Wisconsin

  1. Dealing Honestly with Two-Faced Paintings: Thinking the Paragone Beyond Deception
    Christopher J. Nygren, University of Pennsylvania
  2. The Other Side of the Mirror
    Diane Bodart, Columbia University
  3. Verso vs. Versa
    Maria H. Loh, University College London
  4. Equivalence: Acts of Weighing in the Renaissance
    Allison Stielau, ­­­­­Yale University
  5. Double-Take: The Renaissance Print in Eighteenth-Century Germany
    Gabriella K. Szalay, Columbia University

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American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
The Materiality of Art and Experience in the Eighteenth Century
Friday, 13 February, 12:30–2:00, Beekman Parlor
Chairs: Kristel Smentek, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Michael E. Yonan, University of Missouri–Columbia

  1. Other-Worldly Encounters: Materiality and Religious Experience
    Hannah Williams, University of Oxford
  2. ‘Neither Antique nor Gothic’: The Uncertainty of Sèvres Porcelain
    Susan Michele Wager, Columbia University
  3. A Visual Material Turn
    Anne Higonnet, Barnard College

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Global Baroques: Shared Artistic Sensibilities in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries
Friday, 13 February, 2:30–5:00, Sutton Parlor North
Chair: Ünver Rüstem, University of Cambridge

  1. The Tree of Life and the World of Wonder: South Asian ‘Ajā’ib Imagery as Baroque Grotesque
    Sylvia Houghteling, Yale University
  2. Images of Exotic Animals between East and West: The Case of an Eighteenth-Century Korean Folding Screen
    Rangsook Yoon, Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Rollins College
  3. An Imperial Chinese Baroque at Yuanming Yuan
    Greg M. Thomas, University of Hong Kong
  4. A Slippery Surface: The Global Aesthetic of Blue-and-White at the Shrine of Sunan Gunung Jati, Java
    Marsely L. Kehoe, Columbia University
  5. Discussant: Ünver Rüstem, University of Cambridge

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White People: The Image of the European in Nonwestern Art during the Age of Exploration, 1400–1750
Friday, 13 February, 2:30–5:00, Gramercy A
Chairs: James Harper, University of Oregon; Philip Scher, University of Oregon

  1. The Auspicious Other: ‘White People’ on Sri Lankan Ivories
    Sujatha Arundathi Meegama, Nanyang Technological University
  2. Perfect Nobodies: Representations of Europeans in the Imperial Illustrations of Tributaries
    Daniel Greenberg, Yale University
  3. Cusco School Defense of the Eucharist Paintings: A Tribute to Tinku
    Annick Marcela Benavides, Museo Pedro di Osma
  4. Intimate Foreigners: Miniature Painting of Awadh, 1650–1770
    Natalia Angela Di Pietrantonio, Cornell University

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Historians of Eighteenth-Century Art and Architecture
Donald Posner and the Study of Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century French and Italian Art
Saturday, 14 February, 12:30–2:00, Sutton Parlor North
Chairs: Andria Derstine, Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College; Rena M. Hoisington, The Baltimore Museum of Art

  1. A Return to Loreto: Guido Reni, Caravaggio, and Donald Posner
    Rachel McGarry, Minneapolis Institute of Arts
  2. The Portrait d’apparat after Rigaud: Iconographical and Ideological Variations in Images of Louis XV and Marie Leszczynska, ca. 1723–1747
    Todd L. Larkin, Montana State University
  3. Nicolas Lancret: Île de France or Île de Cythère?
    Mary Tavener Holmes, independent scholar
  4. Giambattista Tiepolo’s Two Designs for the Triumph of Hercules
    William Barcham, independent scholar

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