17 November 2016 Start
19 November 2016 End
Italy Sala Stemmi, Palazzo della Carovana, Scuola Normale Superiore, Piazza dei Cavalieri, 7 – Pisa

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Beyond “Art Collections”

November 17-19, 2016

The conference “Beyond ‘Art Collections’. Owning and Accumulating Objects from Greek and Roman Antiquity to the Early Modern Period” is organized by the Scuola Normale Superiore of the University of Pisa.

Organizers: Gianfranco Adornato, Gabriella Girucci, Walter Cupperi


15.30 Welcome and introduction
CARMINE AMPOLO (Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa)
Un “Musée imaginaire” a Rodi ellenistica? La “Cronaca di Lindo”
KENNETH LAPATIN (The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles)
Between Nature and Culture: Accumulating the Marvelous in Ancient Greece and Rome
17:00 Coffee break
17:30 JANE FEJFER (Københavns Universitet)
Structuring the World through Objects: Towards an Approach to Ancient Art Assemblages as Collections
GIANFRANCO ADORNATO (Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa)
ALESSANDRO POGGIO (Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa)
Collectors, Values, and Display in Pliny’s Naturalis Historia


9:30 EVA FALASCHI (Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa)
Συνάγων καὶ κτώμενος. Aratus of Sicyon and his Interest for Art in Plutarch’s Perspective
PETER STEWART (University of Oxford)
Did Romans Collect Art? The Problem of Private Collections and Connoisseurship
GABRIELLA CIRUCCI (Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa)
Too Ugly to be Collected? Unexpected “Greek Originals” Found in Roman Contexts
11:00 Coffee break
11:30 SUSAN WALKER (University of Oxford)
The King and the Philosopher: Displaying Bronzes in Later Antiquity in the House of Venus at Volubilis
GEORG PLATTNER (Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien)
Museum or Treasury? The Roman Imperial “Collection” in the Harbour Baths in Ephesus and the Avarian Treasure of Nagyszentmiklós – Two Case Studies
13:00 Lunch
15.00 SUSANNE WITTEKIND (Universität zu Köln)
Treasures on Display. Zur Schaustellung von Schätzen in mittelalterlichen Kirchen
GIOVANNA PERINI FOLESANI (Università degli Studi di Urbino Carlo Bo)
Note su collezionismo e committenza a Brescia, A.D. 1512 (ovvero: esiti imprevisti del Sacco di Brescia di Gastone di Foix)
16:00 Coffee break
16:30 VALENTINA CONTICELLI (Gallerie degli Uffizi, Firenze)
Un antro ordinato: “cose piccole” del granduca Francesco I nella Tribuna degli Uffizi
ANDREA MARIA GÁLDY (International Forum Collecting & Display, London)
Material Dynasty: Royal Collections and Collecting in Tudor England, 1485-1603

10.00 DOROTHEA DIEMER (Universität Augsburg)
PETER DIEMER (Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte, München)
Julius von Schlossers Konzept der “Kunst- und Wunderkammern der Spätrenaissance” und ihr Nachleben
WALTER CUPPERI (Fundación Gondra-Barandiarán/Museo del Prado, Madrid)
Charles V’s Luxury Objects in Simancas: A Historiographical Issue
PHILIPPE MALGOUYRES (Musée du Louvre, Paris)
Charles Sauvageot (1781-1860) “véritable collectionneur”. De la biographie à “l’ergagraphie”
12.00 Concluding Reception