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Under the Greek Sky: Imitation and Geographies of Art after Winckelmann - 15-16/06/2017, London (Eng

FECHA/DATE/DATA: 15-16/06/2017

LUGAR/LOCATION/LUOGO: King's College London ; The Warburg Institute (London, England)

ORGANIZADOR/ORGANIZER/ORGANIZZATORE: Katherine Harloe (Reading University) ; Hans Christian Hönes (The Warburg Institute / Bilderfahrzeuge Research Group) ; Daniel Orrells (King’s College London) ; Sadie Pickup (Christie's).

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Thursday, 15 June 2017, at King’s College London

13:00-13:15 Daniel Orrells (KCL), Katherine Harloe (Reading)


13:15-14:00 William Fitzgerald (KCL)

The Contour of Antiquity: Flaxman's Iliad

14:00-14:45 Daniel Orrells (KCL)

Visualising Antiquity in the Eighteenth Century

14:45-15:15 Coffee break

15:00-16:00 Kate Nichols (Birmingham)

A Jewish Ajax in an Australian Gold Mining Town. Reforming the classical body in

late Victorian visual culture

16:00-16:45 Verity Platt (Cornell)

Winckelmann’s Pharmacy: Description and the phantasia of restoration

16:45-17:00 Short break

17:00-17:45 Whitney Davis (Berkeley)

Imitation and Narcissism: Winckelmann Under Psychoanalysis

18:00 Reception

Conference dinner for speakers

Friday, 16 June 2017, at the Warburg Institute

10:00-10:15 Hans Christian Hönes (BFZ)


10:15-11:00 Pascal Griener (Neuchatel)

Winckelmann and Jacob Burckhardt. The life of antique statues in the

modern museum

11:00-11:30 Coffee break

11:30-12:15 Natasha Eaton (UCL)

The Sublimity of Decline: Winckelmann in India

12:15-13:00 Richard Wrigley (Nottingham)

Winckelmann and Rome: an aerial perspective

13:00-14:00 Lunch (provided for speakers and organisers only)

14:00-14:45 Mechthild Fend (UCL)

Beauty in an ‘unusual guise’. On colour and adaptation

14:45-15:30 Athena Leoussi (Reading)

Beauty and the Sun: Aesthetics and Climate in the Making of the

Modern European nations

15:30-16:00 Coffee break

16:00-16:45 Andreas Beyer (Basel / BFZ)

Title to be confirmed

16:45-17:15 Closing remarks / roundtable

17:45-20:00 ‘Walking seminar’ at the British Museum

Ian Jenkins (Senior Curator of Greek and Roman Antiquities)

Places are strictly limited and pre-registration is compulsory

(Admission will only be granted to those with a booking confirmation)


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