Kalamazoo (Michigan), May 11–13, 2023
Deadline: Sep 15, 2022
The material alabaster, which reached its zenith in fifteenth century
sculpture in Germany, the Netherlands, France and Spain, for example with
the so-called Rimini Master, but also Tilman Riemenschneider, has only
recently come back into focus. These works are characterized above all by
their high quality and were often made for special commissions.
Session 1 focuses on the circle of the so-called Rimini Master and its
importance for Early Netherlandish art.
Session 2 will focus on the sculptor Tilman Riemenschneider with a focus on
questions of materiality during the decades before the reformation.
Paper proposals with different methodological approaches, including
technological aspects and questions of materiality and perception are
The sessions will be held to accompany an exhibition on 15th-century
alabaster sculpture at the Cleveland Museum of Art. Following the
conference, a study day at the exhibition is planned for Monday, May 15.
CFP: 2 Sessions at ICMS (Kalamazoo/online, 11-13 May 23). In: ArtHist.net, Aug 1, 2022 (accessed Sep 29, 2023), <https://arthist.net/archive/37254>.