Archipelagoes of Images: Islands as Centers of Artistic Encounter and Conflict
The SACRIMA team invites applicants to participate in a cross-cultural seminar at RSA in Toronto, CA (17-19 March, 2019).
Cloe Cavero de Carondelet won the James Kaye Memorial Prize in History and Visuality 2018 for her thesis on ‘Art, piety and conflict in early modern Spain: the religious and artistic patronage of Cardinal Bernardo de Sandoval between Toledo and Rome (1599-1618)’ (European University Institute, 2016).
Chiara Franceschini participated in the first part of the International Colloquium La Renaissance des origines. Commencement, genèse et création dans l’art des XVe et XVIe siècles, celebrated in Tel Aviv University (11-12 June) as part of the France-Israel Season 2018.
As a collaboration of the Bibliotheca Hertziana in Rome, SACRIMA, and the Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florence, this workshop presents a forum for scholars currently engaged in research projects that reckon with the historiographic challenges continuously shaping contemporary discourse regarding mannerism and artwork produced across the sixteenth century.
In the framework of her research on images and cults of child saints in early modern Europe, Cloe Cavero conducted fieldwork and archival research in the ecclesiastical collections of Toledo and Cuenca.
Chiara Franceschini presented a paper on the role of competing agencies in charge of image control in early modern Catholic countries in the framework of L’Inquisizione Romana e i suoi archivi. A vent’anni dall’apertura dell’ACDF, a conference celebrated in Rome on 15-17 May 2018.
Erin Giffin will present her ongoing research regarding replicas of the Holy House of the Virgin in an upcoming Renaissance Postgraduate Symposium at the Courtauld Institute of Art in London.
This spring, Erin Giffin conducted independent research of Santa Casa replicas in two- and three-dimensional format in multiple communities across Italy.
Cloe Cavero participated in the RSA 2018 with a paper dealing with the political resonance of the altarpiece of Saints Justus and Pastor in El Escorial.