As the Renaissance Society of America's Annual Conference approaches, we're looking ahead at the programme of talks. Below are our highlights from among the stellar line-up...
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- Wednesday 30th 9:00am - 'Bernini in Baroque sculpture'
And if you're inspired, why not check out Livio Pestilli's recent book, Bernini and His World, which 'offers exciting new perspectives on the artist, and makes you look afresh at the man, his work and his world' – The Art Newspaper.
- Wednesday 30th 4:30pm - Walter Melion (series editor of our Northern Lights series) takes part in a panel on 'The Hermeneutics of Trompe-l'Oeil Image-Making in the Low Countries'
- Thursday 31st 9:00am Evelyn Welch (a member of our series advisory board for the Illuminating Women Artists series) chairs 'Skin, Beauty & Cosmetics'
- Also Thursday 31st 11:00am Evelyn Welch is part of a roundtable on the theme of 'Renaissance Skin & Cultures of Beauty'
- Thursday 31st 4:30pm Dagmar Eichberger (also a member of our series advisory board for the Illuminating Women Artists series) is a panelist for the session: 'On the Eve of Dürer's Voyage to the Netherlands: Reflections on Some Works of 1518–19'
- Thursday 31st 9:00am - 'Japan, China, and South Asia through European Eyes'
- Thursday 31st 11:00am - 'Writing the History of the World in the C17th Netherlands and China'
Both of these sessions relate to the fascinating topic of Larry Silver's new book for the Northern Lights series: Europe Views the World, 1500-1700 which is the first book to provide a fully synoptic view of European imagery of other continents in the sixteenth and seventeenth century, and uniquely offers 'In Response' sections to views of Europeans from the indigenous peoples across continents.
- Thursday 31st 2:30pm - 'Women Artists in Venice I'
- Cont. 4:30pm - 'Women Artists in Venice II'
If you're looking for books that seek to balance the canon of Art History with the re-introduction of women artists, you'll be interested in our series Illuminating Women Artists... published volumes include Artemisia Gentileschi by Sheila Barker and Luisa Roldán by Catherine Hall-van den Elsen.
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Apply code RSA20 at checkout at www.lundhumphries.com
(discount code also valid via IPG Books if you are using the 'Buy in US $' link). Valid until 31st May 2022.
Image: Annibale Carracci, River Landscape, 1590, oil on canvas, The National Gallery of Art, Washington. Samuel H. Kress Collection. Courtesy of The National Gallery of Art, Washington. Reproduced in 'Woodland Imagery in Northern Art, c.1500-1800' by Leopoldine Prosperetti.