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22.06.12: Art in the Making: Approaches to the Carving of Stone

Posted by: Will Wootton 11 years, 4 months ago

On Friday 22nd June 2012?The Art of Making in Antiquity?project will host a one-day conference at King?s College London with the title ?Art in the Making: Approaches to the Carving of Stone?. The programme for the day is below.

Those wishing to attend should register by e-mailing?ben.russell@kcl.ac.uk.

The attendance fee is ?10, which covers lunch and refreshments. Payment information will be provided on registration, the deadline for which is Wednesday 13th June.


?Art in the Making: Approaches to the Carving of Stone? ??



0930-1000 ? ? Tea and Coffee

1000-1030 ? ? ?The Art of Making in Antiquity: stoneworking in the Roman world? -?Will Wootton and Ben Russell,?King?s College London?

1030-1115 ? ? ??Spot the difference: identifying the work of sculptors at Persepolis and Nimrud? - Michael Roaf,?Ludwig-Maximilians-Universit?t Munich ?

1115-1200 ? ? ??A matter of vision? Asymmetries in the heads of Greek fifth-century sculptors? - Helle Hochscheid,?University College Roosevelt Academy, Middelburg

1200-1245 ? ? ??Carving for the catacombs: late Roman sarcophagi and?loculus?slabs in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford? - Susan Walker,?The Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

1245-1345 ? ? ?Lunch

1345-1430 ? ? ??Marble portraits and technique in the fourth and fifth centuries AD? - Julia Lenaghan,?Oxford Centre for Late Antiquity, University of Oxford

1430-1515????????Rock-cut temples and Indian granite carving? - Peter Rockwell

1515-1545???????Tea and Coffee

1545-1630????????Carving stone sculptures in Medieval China? -?Lukas Nickel,?SOAS, University of London

1630-1715????????Local stone for local people:?macigno?in fifteenth century Florence? - Jim Harris,?The Courtauld, London

1715-1800 ? ? ??The Carrara Academy of Arts and its influence on modern methods and scholarship? - Amanda Claridge,?Royal Holloway, University of London