ANN Mar 9, 2002

The Low Countries Sculpture Society

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The Low Countries Sculpture Society

7 July 2002, 3 pm - 5 pm, London: Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann
Inaugural Tour of sculpture in Belgium (3-5 July) and in London (6-8
July)(DEADLINE OF APPLICATION: 16 March)

To mark the launch of The Low Countries Sculpture Society, three
eminent sculpture historians will deliver inaugural lectures in
London, Amsterdam and Brussels.

Professor Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann, Princeton University, will deliver
the London Inaugural Lecture in the Lecture Theatre, Victoria &
Albert Museum, on Sunday 7 July 2002, 3 pm - 5 pm. He will speak on
Sculptors from the Low Countries: The Problem of Transnational
History.

To coincide with the London Inaugural Lecture, an Inaugural Tour of
sculpture in Belgium (3-5 July) and in London (6-8 July) for an
international group of 20 art historians will discuss in depth the
state of research in the field. Please note the early closing date
for applications: 16 March.

Frits Scholten, Curator of Sculpture at the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
and Guilhem Scherf, conservateur en chef at the Musée du Louvre,
Paris, will deliver the Amsterdam and Brussels Inaugural Lectures in
October and November respectively.

The Low Countries Sculpture Society was founded this year to increase
communication and foster discussion between sculpture historians,
conservators, collectors, curators, custodians, creators and all
those interested and enthusiastic about this medium, as well as to
enable the research and preservation, both materially and
intellectually, of sculpture, medals and sculptors' drawings from the
Low Countries, from antiquity to the present day. The website will be
instrumental in achieving this, as well as a busy programme of
events. Membership is available from only 15 Euro p.a.

Further information about the Society, membership and the full 2002
programme may be found on www.lowcountriessculpture.org.

The Executive CommitteeDavid Bronze, Université de Liège
Eymert-Jan Goossens, Stichting Koninklijk Paleis te Amsterdam
Alain Jacobs, formerly Université d'Artois, Arras
Tobias Kaempf, Bibliotheca Hertziana, Roma
Serge Landuyt, Independent Art Historian
Léon Lock, University College London
Frits Scholten, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

Reference:
ANN: The Low Countries Sculpture Society. In: ArtHist.net, Mar 9, 2002 (accessed Feb 7, 2023), <https://arthist.net/archive/24924>.

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