Colloquium Herbaria

Event time: 
Friday, April 30, 2021 - 9:00am
Location: 
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Event description: 

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“ARTIALIZE” NATURE, NATURALIZE ART

WHEN PLANTS AND OTHER CREATURES BECOME LIVING BOOKS

AN INTERNATIONAL COLLOQUIUM

9:00 (Eastern Standard Time) / 15h (European Time)

Welcome and Introduction: Pierre Saint-Amand and Dominique Brancher (French, Yale University)

 

9:15-10:30

Elisa Andretta (History, CNRS, LARHRA)

José Pardo-Tomás (History, Spanish National Research Council)

“Art and nature in the library of Diego Hurtado de Mendoza: The herbaria of the Escorial”

 

10:30-11:15

Lea Dauwalder (Curator, Swiss Federal Office of Topography)

“The Herbarium of Felix Platter”

 

11:15-11:30

Coffee break

 

11:30-12:15

Anatole Tchikine (Curator of Rare Books, Dumbarton Oaks, Harvard University)

“The individual and the type in early modern botanical illustration: The paradox of herbaria viva”

 

12:15-1:00

Marisa Anne Bass (History of Art, Yale University)

“Exoskeletons in the Closet: Art and Death in the Seventeenth-Century Amsterdam”

 

1:00-1:45

Break

 

Moderator: Abigail Fields

 

1:45-2:30

Pierre Saint-Amand (French, Yale University)

“Jean-Jacques Rousseau: Remains of Plants”

 

2:30-3:15

Yota Batsaki (Executive Director, Dumbarton Oaks, Harvard University)

“The Apocalyptic Herbarium: Anselm Kiefer’s Secret of the Ferns (2007)”

 

3:15-3:30

Discussant, Paola Bertucci (History, Yale University)

 

Made possible wtih the  generous support

of the  Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States.