• Silvia Massa

THE NEWS CORNER #34


Thursday, 7th March 2019

Born today: Piet Mondrian (1872)

It has just started! Within the 450th anniversary of Bruegel, the exhibition PRINTS IN THE AGE OF BRUEGEL, presented jointly by BOZAR Centre for Fine Arts in Brussels and the Royal Library of Belgium, paints a picture of print production in the Southern Netherlands in the age of Bruegel. The exhibition will be open until 23rd June 2019. Other Bruegel-related events are listed here.

Pieter Van der Borcht, Singerie, Koninklijke Bibliotheek van België

Prints & contemporary practice

Contemporary artistic practice is involved in the 450 Bruegel events too: the landscape architect Bas Smets and his agency developed a method that meticulously dissects landscapes. By applying this method to the most iconic landscape paintings by Bruegel, they highlight the importance of trees and other vertical elements in Breugel’s compositions.

This project could be connected with another one where contemporary artists meet and take inspiration from a public collection of prints: it's the Present Archives project organised by the Association ARTECO based in Turin, recently presented during a conference at Camera. After an international call, the two chosen artists (Alessandra Messali and Ryts Monet) started working on the prints held at the Biblioteca Nazionale Universitaria in Turin.

CALL FOR PAPERS

- EARLY MODERN PRINT AS INTERMEDIARY (Munich, 28-29 June 2019)

Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte und Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich. Deadline: April 1st (follow link for more details).

Please send proposals of maximum 300 words and a brief CV to PrintasIntermediary@gmail.com. Young scholars and PhD candidates are particularly encouraged. Invited speakers will be notified around 30 April, 2019. Partial funding of travel costs and accommodation will be provided with the generous support of the Fritz Thyssen Stiftung, in association with the ERC-Funded research project SACRIMA: The Normativity of Sacred Images in Early Modern Europe, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München.

- BEYOND THE PRINTING PRESS: ALTERNATIVE MEANS OF PRODUCTION IN THE GLOBAL HISTORY OF PRINT (London, 26th June 2019)

Royal Asiatic Society, London

Deadline: 31st March

The Royal Asiatic Society invites proposals for papers of 20-minute duration. Please send an abstract (300 words) and short bio (150 words) to conference@contextual-alternate.com.

PAPER TECHNICIANS, PAPER RESTORERS. Some job offers for you!

OBJECTS CONSERVATOR, THE ATLANTA ART CONSERVATION CENTER. The Atlanta Art Conservation Center, a non-profit regional laboratory serving over 12 member museums in the south, invites applications from qualified conservators for the full-time position of Objects Conservator. A graduate degree in objects conservation is required, at least 2 years of post-graduate conservation experience and/or regional lab experience is preferred. Deadline 20th March, follow this link for more details.

GRAPHIKRESTAURATOR, STAATSGALERIE STUTTGART

The Staatsgalerie Stuttgart is looking for a part-time graphic art conservator (2 years) and for a full-time one (until 31st October 2019). Deadline 24th March.

CONSERVATOR TECHNICIAN, PAPER AND PHOTOGRAPHS, TATE GALLERY

The Tate Gallery is looking for an enthusiastic, motivated Conservation Technician (permanent) to join their Paper and Photographs Conservation team, to work on Tate’s historic, modern and contemporary collection and to support Tate’s Exhibitions & Displays, Loans out and Acquisitions Programme. Deadline 25th March.

HAPPENING SOON!

- On March 14th, 6.30PM, vernissage of the exhibition Claire Nicole. Instants gravés at the Pavillon de l'estampe du Musée Jenisch Vevey. A guided visit with the artist and with Camille Jaquier, conservatrice adjointe Estampes, is scheduled on March 21st at 6.30PM.

- On March 20th 2019 at 4PM at the Arenthuis in Bruges there will be the presentation of the recently published scholarly catalogue European Old Master Drawings from the Bruges Print Room (Lannoo, 2019) edited by Virginie D’haene and a private visit to the accompanying exhibition The key to all arts. Master drawings from the Bruges Print Room, followed by a reception. Please rsvp by Friday March 13th 5PM at vanessa.paumen@brugge.be

Here's a recap

of the latest blog posts from our satellites:

- AG Polska: Carol Hiller. Heliographics 1931-1939. AG Polska visits the Olszewski Gallery.

- AG Polska: Very diverse and very exquisite. Graphics from the collection of Zachęta

- AG Dutch&Flemish: Leonardo da Vinci

Check them out!

Silvia Massa

AG communication coordinator

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