June 29-30 | Gothic Modernisms

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Gothic Modernisms: 29 & 30 June, 2017, The Rijksmuseum

A two-day international conference discussing the legacies, histories and contested identities of European Gothic/early-modern visual cultures in (global) modernity, in particular modernism and the avant-gardes. Papers, lectures and discussions will explore the reception, construction and invention of Gothic and early-modern art in modern museums and institutions, art, architecture, art historiographies, and broader visual-cultural contexts (1880s – 1950s).

Early Bird registration until 31 March, 2017.

Special discounted tariffs for students!

Organized by: the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Coventry University: the

Amsterdam School for Heritage, Memory and Material Culture, University of Amsterdam; and the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam.

Partners:      Radboud University, Nijmegen; the Ateneum Art Museum / Finnish National Gallery, Helsinki; the Huizinga Institute; NICA (Netherlands Institute for Cultural Analysis); and OSK (Dutch Research School for Art History).

Supported by:  NWO (the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research); and KNAW (Netherlands Royal Academy for the Sciences).

More information and the programme on Gothic Modernisms.

For more information, contact dr. Tessel M. Bauduin (t[dot]m[dot]bauduin[at]uva[dot]nl)

This conference is part of a trilogy. For earlier events see ‘Visions of the North