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Chris Hallett To Be Keynote Speaker at Florence Conference

Florence Conference on Ancient Bronze Statuary

OUT OF SCALE!  Aesthetic, Technical, and Art Historical Perspectives on Ancient Bronze Statuary
March 21, 2015
Sala L’Altana Palazzo Strozzi Scuola Normale Superiore Firenze


10:00 Registration

10:15 Welcome

MARIO CITRONI | Scuola Normale Superiore
KENNETH LAPATIN | J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
ANDREA PESSINA | Soprintendenza Toscana
ARTURO GALANSINO | Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi
LORENZO BINI SMAGHI | Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi

11:00 Morning session

Chair: GIANFRANCO ADORNATO | Scuola Normale Superiore

Keynote speaker
CHRISTOPHER HALLETT | University of California, Berkeley
The Impact of Roman Collecting on Late Hellenistic Bronzes, Large and Small

MICHAEL KOORTBOJIAN | Princeton University

13:00 Lunch

15:00 Afternoon session

Chair: KENNETH LAPATIN | J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles

CAROL MATTUSCH | George Mason University, Virginia
Piecing and Patching: the Dating of Ancient Bronzes

KYOKO SENGOKU-HAGA | Tohoku University
The Doryphoros Herm by Apollonios and the so-called Dancers of
Herculaneum: Use of Plastice in Sculptors’ Workshops

FABRIZIO PAOLUCCI | Galleria degli Uffizi, Firenze
Divina et Praesentia Signa.
Imperial Images in Precious Stones and Bronze

17:15 Conclusions


In occasion of the exhibitions

Power and Pathos. Bronze Sculpture of the Hellenistic World Firenze, Palazzo Strozzi | 14 March – 21 June 2015
curated by Jens M. Daehner and Kenneth Lapatin

Great Small Bronzes. Greek, Roman and Etruscan Masterpieces Firenze, Museo Archeologico Nazionale | 20 March – 21 June 2015 curated by Andrea Pessina, Mario Iozzo, Giuseppina C. Cianferoni

TAGS: Ancient art, Bronze statuary, Chris Hallett, Florence

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