CONF: Stadtbilder. Die Architekturmedaille als Bildmedium (Münich, 3 – 4 July 2015)

Stadtbilder. Die Architekturmedaille als Bildmedium // Images of the City: The Architectural Medal as Visual Medium
Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte, München, 3 & 4 July 2015
As small, portable bearers of images with vast dissemination and a pictorial tradition essentially reaching back to antiquity, medals may be considered one of the central media of articulating, propagating, and legitimizing urban images in early modern Europe.  From the outset, Rome was the city most closely tied with the visual medium of the medal, and its urban image was more widely disseminated on coins and medals than that of any other city.
The significance of the early modern medal as a visual medium for architecture and urbanism forms the core of the workshop.  The
pictorial language of medals and their relationship to architectural drawing, prints, building design, and antiquarian research as well as to cartography will be investigated.
The workshop consists of a half-day session at the Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte and a second part at the Staatliche Münzsammlung, Munich, where short papers will be presented in front of the objects themselves. The event will serve as preparation for an exhibition on Roman architectural medals.
Organizers: Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in cooperation with the Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte and the Staatliche Münzsammlung
Friday, 3 July 2015
Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte, Katharina von Bora Straße 10, Room
Ulrich Pfisterer, Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte/Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich
Dietrich O. A. Klose, Staatliche Münzsammlung, Munich
Elisabeth Kieven, Bibliotheca Hertziana (Max-Planck-Institut für Kunstgeschichte), Rome
Giancarlo Alteri, Medagliere della Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana
Matteo Burioni,  Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte /
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich
Martin Hirsch, Staatliche Münzsammlung Munich
Eleonora Giampiccolo, Medagliere della Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana
La Roma che non c’è sulle medaglie papali
Martin Raspe, Bibliotheca Hertziana (Max-Planck-Institut für Kunstgeschichte), Rome
Medaille, Karte und Vedute. Die Bautätigkeit unter Alexander VII., digital visualisiert
Coffee break
Maarten Delbeke, Universiteit Gent
Transfers of Images and Transformations of Rome in the ‘guide di Roma’ of the 17th century
Brigitte Sölch, Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz (Max-Planck-Institut)
Architektur auf Medaillen – Medaillen auf Architektur. Zum Bild der Stadt Rom im 18. Jahrhundert
Tanja Michalsky, Bibliotheca Hertziana (Max-Planck-Institut für Kunstgeschichte), Rome
Rom als Paradigma einer geschichteten Stadt. Die spätmittelalterliche Karte von Paolino Minorita als Erkenntnisinstrument des Historikers
Saturday, 4 July 2015
Staatliche Münzsammlung München, Residenzstraße 1 (Entrance Kapellenhof)
Adolfo Modesti, Rome
La letteratura sulle medaglie
Carina Bauriegel, Bibliotheca Hertziana (Max-Planck-Institut für Kunstgeschichte) zu Gaspare Molas Medaille für Urban VIII. auf den Baldacchino
Hubertus Günther, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich zu Alessandro Cesatis Medaille mit der Romansicht für Paul III.
End of the Workshop
Organization: Matteo Burioni and Martin Hirsch

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