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9th International Round Table On Polychromy In Ancient Sculpture And Architecture - 09-10/11/2018, London (England)

29.10.2018

 

FECHA/DATE/DATA: 09-10/11/2018

 

LUGAR/LOCATION/LUOGO: The British Museum (London, England)

 

ORGANIZADOR/ORGANIZER/ORGANIZZATORE: Charo Rovira


INFO: web - crovira@thebritishmuseum.ac.uk

 

INSCRIPCIÓN/REGISTRATION/REGISTRAZIONE:  Gratis / free / gratuito 

 

Inscripción online / registration online / registrazione online

 

PROGRAMA/PROGRAM/PROGRAMMA:

 

Friday 9 November
9.00 – 9.30     Registration / Put up posters
9.30 – 9.40     Welcome

Session 1                                                                          
9.45 – 10.10    ‘From textile to fictile’. Large-scale painted terracotta statues from Salamis and the role of polychromy in defining regional sculptural style in Cyprus.
Thomas Kiely (Dept. of Greece and Rome, British Museum)
10.10 – 10.35   Anaschetos, a youth from Kalymnos. On the colouring of an East Greek kouros.
Elena Walter-Karydi (Professor Emerita, University of Saarbrücken) and Hariclia Brecoulaki (Institute of Historical Research, The National Hellenic Research Foundation, Athens)
10.35 – 11.00   The Polychromy of  the Frieze of the Siphnian Treasury at Delphi: New Investigations, New Results, New Archaeological and Historical Questions.
Phillipe Jockey (Université Paris Nanterre)

11.00 – 11.20   TEA/COFFEE & POSTERS

Session 2                                                                             
11.20 – 11.45   The Architectural Polychromy on the Athenian Acropolis. New data obtained through recent in situ noninvasive analytical investigation of the colour remains on the Parthenon and Propylaea.
Eleni Aggelakopoulou (Acropolis Restoration Service (YSMA)) and Sophia Sotiropoulou (Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser, Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas, (IESL – FORTH))
11.45– 12.10    New non-invasive/non-contact investigations of the polychromy of the Parthenon sculptures at the British Museum and their interpretation.
Giovanni Verri (The Courtauld Institute of Art, London)
12.10 – 12.35   Investigating drawing and painting techniques on a monumental cist tomb of the late 4th century BC from Pella, Macedonia (“Tomb of the Philosophers”).
Hariclia Brecoulaki (Institute of Historical Research, The National Hellenic Research Foundation, Athens)
12.35 – 13.35   LUNCH (not provided)

Session 3                                                                             
13.35 – 14.00   A 4th century BC wooden coffin with syrens from Saqqara, Egypt. Polychromy and meaning. 
Cristina Boschetti (IRAMAT-Centre Ernest-Babelon, CNRS, Orléans)
14.00 – 14.25   Colour and Light: a Hellenistic terracotta figurine of a Maenad from Myrina in the National Museum, Athens.
Brigitte Bourgeois (Centre de recherche et de restauration des musées de France) 
14.25 – 14.50   Multispectral imaging techniques applied to the study of Graeco-Roman funerary portraits from Egypt at The British Museum.
Joanne Dyer (Dept. of Scientific Research, British Museum)

14.50 – 15.10   TEA/COFFEE & POSTERS

Session 4                                                                             
15.10 -15.35    An Achaemenid God in Colour.
Susanne Ebbinghaus (Division of Asian & Mediterranean Art, Harvard Art Museums) and Katherine Eremin (Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies, Harvard Art Museums)
15.35 - 16.00   On the identification of the original colours on some Hellenistic sculptures from Babylonia in the British Museum. 
St John Simpson (Dept. of Middle East, British Museum)
16.00 – 16.25   Painted sculpture from Parthian Kurdistan.
John Macginnis (Dept. of Middle East, British Museum)
16.25 – 16.50   New research about polychromy and gilding on Gandharan stone, stucco and clay sculptures.
Simona Pannuzi (MIBACT, Istituto Superiore per la Conservazione ed il Restauro, Rome)
17.00   FINISH


Saturday 10 November 

Session 5                                                                             
9.45 - 10.10    Palmyrene polychromy: Investigations of funerary portraits from Palmyra in the collections of the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek.
Signe Buccarella-Hedegaard and Cecilie Brøns (Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen)
10.10 – 10.35   Mithras’ colours.
Susanna Bracci (ICVBC – CNR, Florence)
10.35 – 11.00   New trends in binder analysis: from the bronze age to medieval polychromes through MS based techniques.
Anna Lluveras-Tenorio (Department of Chemistry and Industrial Chemistry, University of Pisa)
11.00 – 11.25   From the creation of a database to the first colour experience. Possible ways to communicate polychromy on ancient sculptures.
Cristiana Barandoni (Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli)

11.25 – 11.45   TEA/COFFEE

Session 6                                                                             
11.45 – 12.10   The polychromy of classical Greek sculpture: Reflections on research methodology.
Jan Stubbe Østergaard (Former research curator, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen)
12.10 – 12.35   Who is to decide what is legitimate in art? On the friendship between Canova and Quatremère and the question of how to reconstruct ancient sculptural polychromy.
Amalie Skovmøller (SAXO institute, University of Copenhagen, and Thorvaldsens Museum)
12.35 – 13.00   Reconstructing architectural polychromy at ancient Ostia.
Jesper Blid (Austrian Academy of Sciences; Department of Archaeology and Classical Studies, Stockholm University)
13.00 – 14.00   LUNCH

Session 7                                                                             
14.00 – 14.25   Rendering the original colours of Ancient Sculptures and Architecture in 3D Models via Experimentation: Cross-cultural and Methodological Approach.
Maud Mulliez (ArScAn UMR 7041; Archéovision UMS 3657, Bordeaux)
14.25 – 14.50   The chromatic range of ancient pigments on a marble surface: a digital reconstruction.
Karolina Michałowska (University of Warsaw, Institute of Archaeology; Collegium "Artes Liberales”)
14.50 – 15.15   The Palette of Ancient Ritual.
Chelsea Graham (Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage, Yale University) and Andrés Garcés (Yale University Art Gallery, Conservation)
15.15 - 15.40   Aesthetics and Narrative of the Greek Bronze statues from the Quirinal hill in Rome: An archaeological experiment.
Vinzenz Brinkmann and Ulrike Koch-Brinkmann (Liebieghaus Polychromy Research Project)

15.40 – 16.00   TEA/COFFEE

Session 8    Final Discussion                                               
16.00 – 16.25   Research strategies. Ways forward
16.25 – 16.50   An association for polychromy studies?
17.00   FINISH

Posters
Colour of the eye: meaning and making.
Aleksandar Radosavljević (Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade)

Communicate ancient polychromies: The Spatial Augmented Reality experience.
Valeria Amoretti (Laboratorio di Ricerche Applicate Giuseppe - Parco Archeologico di Pompei) and Donato Maniello (Studio Glowarp, Expert in Spatial Augmented Reality for Cultural Heritage)

Two Roman children’s sarcophagi with cupids at Villa Corsini
Cristiana Zaccagnino, (Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada), Fabrizio Paolucci (Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence, Italy) and Andrea Rossi (Independent scholar, Modena, Italy)

Analysis of residual polychromy on a group of terracotta sarcophagi coming from Tuscania (Viterbo) stored in the national archaeological museum of Florence (MAF).
Donata Magrini (CVBC-CNR, Florence)

 

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