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Thursday, 26 May 2022

Born on this day: Dorothea Lange (1895-1965)

Dear reader,

Summer is just around the corner! Find some a-May-zing opportunities below.


#AthensUSA #X3 The Georgia Museum of Art almost closes (29 May) the exhibition on printmaker Lou Stovali 'Of Land and Origins'. The exhibit 'In Dialogue: Views of Empire: Grand and Humble' (until august 21) shows lithographs and the exhibit 'Graphic Eloquence: American Modernism on Paper' artworks from the collection of Michael T. Ricker (closes 4 september). Find more information here.

#London The Royal Academy you can go see the exhibit on the 19th century artist Kawanabe Kyōsai, celebrated for his style and humour in woodcut prints: The Israel Goldman collection. It closes 19 June.

#Bremen The Kunsthalle Bremen is presenting a selection of printed works by Hors Antes from the 1960s to the present in the exhibition: Horst Antes: Etchings. In addition to his paintings and sculptures Antes has created an extensive and diverse body of printed works. On show until 19 June.

#Berlin The Gemäldegalerie Berlin opened the exhibit: Fantastic Beasts in Graphic Art from the 15th to the 18th Century. On view until 12 June!

#Wellesley On view until 5 June in The Davis Museum at Wellesley College Massachusetts: Philosophers, Muses, and Gods. The Ancient World in Dutch and Flemish Prints.

#Kansas The exhibition in Wichita, Kansas: The International Block Print Renaissance Then and Now: A Centennial Celebration of Block Prints, is on show until 7 August 2022.

#Houston The exhibition 'Virtual Realities: The Art of Escher, from the Michael S. Sachs Collection, until 5 September 2022, features more than 400 works of art.

#Frankfurt At the Städel Museum you can find the exhibition 'Into the New' with American art on paper from 1945 to the present. On show until 17 July 2022.


#curatorialassistant The Clark, Williamstown, MA, is looking for a curatorial assistant for works on paper. Responsible for performing a variety of duties and project assignments related to curatorial functions. This is a full time, one year benefitted project position renewable for a second year. Apply here!

#curatorialfellowship The Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts at the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, is looking to fill an 18-month curatorial fellowship, generously funded by the Henry Luce Foundation. More info via the link! DL: 29 May.

#post-gradfellowship The William L. Clements Library at the University of Michigan seeks applications for a two-year Post-Graduate Fellowship in cataloging pre-1900 American Graphic Materials. Apply here! Posted until filled.

#internship The Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, is inviting applications for: Internship in Paper Conservation. The position is full-time (36 hours per week) for the duration of 3 to 6 months. More info on the website! DL: 24 June.

#prize Master Drawings Association stimulates the disseminating knowledge in the field of Western draftsmanship since the Renaissance. Their Ricciardi Prize consists of $5000 for the best new and unpublished article on a drawings topic (of any period) by a scholar under the age of 40. Submissions for the 5th Annual Ricciardi Prize should be submitted by: 15 November 2022.

#job #curator Columbia University Libraries seeks a Curator to support and develop the fundamental collection-related activities of Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library’s Drawings & Archives division.


#cfp #photography The aim of the International Conference 'Photographic Exhibitions in Italy in the 1970s: Spaces, Dialogues, Narratives' is to investigate and analyse the different venues and exhibition projects that showcased the contemporary photographic and visual arts culture in Italy in the 1970s.

Scholars and researchers of photographic history, contemporary art history and related disciplines are invited to propose unpublished and original contributions. Find more information here. DL: 30 May.

#cfp The Kranner Art Museum calls for papers for the symposium 'Early Modern Global Political Art' (20-21 October 2022). This symposium will investigate visual media that communicated political ideas, arguments, positions, and forms of resistance in the early modern period. DL: 31 May.

#cfp #17thcentury For the Brepols Collection 'Gouden Eeuw: New Perspectives on Dutch Seventeenth-Century Art' authors are invited to contribute articles that address the questions: How did foreigners perceive, react to, and interact with Dutch art, artists, and the art market? How did the Dutch incorporate these external insights into their visual culture? More info here. DL for proposals: 30 June.

#cfp #photography The conference 'Making Pictures Talk' is held in Paris on 6 and 7 October. This conference aims to explore the role of photographs in storytelling as well as their place in the construction of narratives. Find their call for papers here. DL: 30 June.

#cfp As part of the 3-year project 'Intersexuality in pictures: gender fluidity in Medieval illuminated manuscripts', coordinated by Prof. Carla Rossi, and funded by the Stiftung für wissenschaftliche Forschung an der Universität Zürich, the Centre is organising an online conference on 14 October 2022. Find the details here. DL: 30 June.

#cfp #photography The conference 'Media Relations of Photography', held in Marburg between 19 and 23 July 2022 calls for contributions. Find more information here.

#cfp #photography The editors of Philosophy of Photography invite contributions to a special issue: Violence! Photography’s ubiquity means that it touches all realms of life. It has arguably taken on a new and fundamental characteristic as the way that things emerge in heavily technologized societies. Violence is undoubtedly a determining category of this mode of society. Information on the submission can be found here. The special issue will appear in Autumn 2022. DL: 30 July.


#conf The conference 'Die Fotografie und ihre Institutionen' will address forms and formats, the logic and traditions of the classification, collection, exhibition, conservation, archiving and sale of photographic images from various culture-critical perspectives, taking into account various methodological approaches and practical references. The focus lies on Germany around 1945 as the temporal and geographical framework. It will take place in Essen between 23 and 24 June 2022. Find more information here. You can sign up until 17 June.

#colloquium Colloquium on prints and drawings from the School of Fontainebleau. Production, dissemination, audience, at the École nationale des chartes in Paris, between 9 and 10 June 2022.


#digital The Royal Library of Belgium's (KBR's) collection of Japanese prints has been digitized and can now be consulted online. Click here to find more than 750 prints by Harunobu, Utamaro, Sharaku, Hokusai, and more.

#loan Musea Brugge is entrusted with the administration of 1,920 drawing masterpieces and 25 sketch books by world famous artists like Michelangelo, Jordaens and Boucher. The Jean van Caloen Foundation of the castle estate at Loppem has entrusted the further care and administration of the collection to the Bruges Print Room, with effect from 17 May.


See you next month!

The News Corner Team,

Iris Louwersheimer &

Marte Sophie Meessen

AG communication coordinators


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