CONF Sep 26, 2022

The Language of Ambiguity in Early Modern Art (Cambridge, 12 Oct 22)

Trinity Hall, Cambridge,

Alexander Marr
“The Language of Ambiguity in Early Modern Art”, 12th October 2022, Trinity Hall, University of Cambridge.
Those wishing to register should email Anneke de Bont,
09:30-10:00: Introduction
(Alexander Marr, University of Cambridge)
10:00-11:00: Session I
Kathryn Murphy (University of Oxford): Quaint
Raphael Garrod (University of Oxford): Daedal
11:00-11:30: Coffee
11:30-13:00: Session II
James Clifton (Museum of Fine Arts, Houston): Confusione
Lorenzo Pericolo (Florida State University): Obscurity
Alexander Marr (University of Cambridge): Macchia
13:00-14:00: Lunch
14:00-15:30: Session III
Fabian Jonietz (Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte): Allegory
Shira Brisman (University of Pennsylvania): Specie
Karin Leonhard (Konstanz University): Conversion
15:30-16:00: Coffee
16:00: Keynote Lecture
Anthony Ossa-Richardson (UCL): “Was Early Modern Art Ambiguous”?

This colloquium is part of the project Ambiguity and Precision in Early Modern Art, directed by Alexander Marr (Cambridge), Elisabeth Oy-Marra (Mainz) and Karin Leonhard (Konstanz), funded by the DAAD-Cambridge Hub for German Studies.

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