Just a few things: interesting stuff that might interest some people.
The organiser of a forthcoming conference in Amsterdam has asked me to publicise their event, which I’m very happy to do. It’s a conference on the Nabis, or Symbolist painters, to be held on 27th-28th October.
The conference has been booked for the Thursday 27th and Friday 28th of October 2011 and will take place in Amsterdam, ABN AMRO Bank HQ. The conference will open with a plenary lecture on Thursday and a chance to visit the exhibition with a full day of 8 speakers on Friday. There are no registration charges but please contact Craig Landt (firstname.lastname@example.org) to confirm your place.
Please find the conference programme here Nabis programme
Lily Ann Pop is an artist who lives in Turin; she has a sacred art project underway called “The Man of the Shroud.” this is always a fascinating subject, and Lily Ann covers it using photography.
From the Artist’s biography:
In March 2009 graduates in painting with the thesis: A mirror of the psyche: The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari by Robert Wiene. An analysis of the scenographic aspects. Along with that presents the following four paintings: Square in Holstenwall, The Hallucination, Caesar the Somnambulist.The Awakening from the Grave, Caesar's death.
In May 2011 participates at the Sacred Art exhibition organized by the New Artemisia Gallery, located in Bergamo, Italy, with two photographs titled The Man of the Shroud (#1 and #2).
In October 2011 participates at the collective exhibition Art Italy in London at SW1 Gallery.
The artist is currently represented by Agora Gallery from New York.
The artist is keen to promote this project in the U.K., so if any museum people are reading this. Lily Ann’s full biography and portfolio van be found here.
Since I participated in a conference on Rubens last year I’ve kept an eye on all things Rubensian. This is the latest issue of the Rubens periodical, the Rubenianum Quarterly; topics include “ A Rubens University” and “Palazzo Rubens: The Master as Architect.” You can download it here.