CONF: Global Reception of Woelfflin's Principles of Art History, 1915-2015 (Washington, DC, May 8-9, 2015)

National Gallery of Art, West Building Lecture Hall, Washington, DC,
May 8 – 9, 2015
The Global Reception of Heinrich Woelfflin’s Principles of Art History (1915-2015)
Friday, May 8, 2015
Session 1: Germany, Austria, Switzerland
10:00 a.m.
Elizabeth Cropper, Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts
Evonne Levy, University of Toronto / Tristan Weddigen, Universität
Horst Bredekamp, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Wölfflin in Germany
Hans Aurenhammer, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main
Formalist Dissent: Why Did the Vienna School Ignore Wölfflin’s
Oskar Bätschmann, Universität Bern / SIK-ISEA Zürich
Heinrich Wölfflin’s Swiss Legacy
Session 2: France, Italy, The Netherlands, Poland, Spain
2:30 p.m.
Oskar Bätschmann, Universität Bern / SIK-ISEA Zürich
Eric Michaud, École des hautes études en sciences sociales, Paris
Wölfflin in France
Andrea Pinotti, Università degli Studi di Milano
Could a Kunstwissenschaft Ever Take Root in Italy? Wölfflin’s
Grundbegriffe and Italian Art Historiography
Wojciech Bałus, Jagiellonian University, Kraków
In the Shadow of Vienna — In the Glow of a Classic: Some Remarks on the
Reception of Heinrich Wölfflin in Poland
Tristan Weddigen, Universität Zürich
The Reception of Wölfflin in the Hispanic World
Saturday, May 9, 2015
Session 3: Mexico, Japan, China, Brazil
10:00 a.m.
Paul B. Jaskot, DePaul University / Center for Advanced Study in the
Visual Arts Moderator
Peter Krieger, Instituto de Investigaciones Estéticas, Universidad
Nacional Autónoma de México
Baroque and Neo-Baroque: Long-Term Effects of the Kunstgeschichtliche
Grundbegriffe in Mexico
Yukiko Shirahara, Nezu Museum, Tokyo
The 1936 Japanese Version of Kunstgeschichtliche Grundbegriffe and the
Study of Japanese Art
Zhang Ping, East China Normal University, Shanghai
From Ku Teng to Fan Jingzhong: Heinrich Wölfflin and Chinese Art History
Jens Baumgarten, Universidade Federal de São Paulo
Wölfflin in Brazil: Between Translation and Comparison
Session 4: England, United States, Israel, India
2:30 p.m.
Horst Bredekamp, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Paul Binski, Cambridge University
Wölfflin and the Wölfflinians in England
Evonne Levy, University of Toronto
Wölfflin’s Principles in the United States: Crucible of a Discipline
Adi Efal, a.r.t.e.s. Graduate School for the Humanities Cologne
Universität zu Köln
The Hebrew Translation of the Grundbegriffe and the Establishment of
the Israeli Humanities Canon
Monica Juneja, Universität Heidelberg
Universal Principles and Intransigent Contexts: Creating a Canon to
Incorporate South Asian Art
Elizabeth Cropper, Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts
Concluding remarks

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