Past Event

Cambridge-Columbia Graduate Student Symposium: Art and Agency, Problematized

September 16, 2022
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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807 Schermerhorn Hall, Columbia University

Session 10:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m.

- Jean Jo Yee Wong: Fragmented Archives: Analysis of the Karunaratne House (1947-51), designed by Minnette De Silva
- Lucas Giles: Renaissance Altarpieces and Digital Technologies: Re-imagining Masaccio’s Pisa Polyptych
- Koenraad Vos: Decomposed fragments. Agency and the death of the work of art in the Vatican’s Museo Chiaramonti

Session 2  1:00 p.m.—2:30 p.m.

- Lieske Huits: Rethinking Nineteenth-Century Historicism: artistic agency in the adaptation of historic forms in jewelry in Britain
- Daniel Ralston: “He Only Cares for the One School”: William Hood Stewart’s Collecting, Cartes de Visite, and the Rise of Spanish Painting
- Ralph Wade: Building the Bachelor’s Nursery: Agency and Privilege in the High-Victorian Plan

Session 3 3:00 p.m.—5:00 p.m.

- Marina Avia Estrada: Ana Mendieta’s homecoming: the Esculturas Rupestres series
- Frances Rothwell Hughes: Artistic Agency in a Fictive Heraldic Drawing by Niklaus Manuel
- Yann Petit: Like Rats from a Sinking Ship: Romuald Hazoumé’s Masked Critique
- Alice Cawley: “The great whirlwind of shadows on the edge of the abyss”: Punk and Ruins in Derek Jarman’s Jubilee (1978)