26 October 2017 from 16:15 to 17:30

Technical Art History Colloquium XV

The Hands of the Engraver. Albert Flocon meets Gaston Bachelard

In the fifteenth edition of the Technical Art History Colloquium, prof. dr Hans-Jörg Rheinberger (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin) will give a public keynote lecture for the workshop ‘The Making of Technique in the Arts. Concepts and Practice from the Sixteenth to the Twentieth Century’. He will speak about the peculiar collaboration developed in Paris between the copper engraver of German origin Albert Flocon and Gaston Bachelard, the French philosopher of science and poetologist of imagination.

Technical Art History Colloquium

The Technical Art History Colloquium is organised by Sven Dupré (Utrecht University and University of Amsterdam, PI ERC ARTECHNE), Arjan de Koomen (University of Amsterdam, Coordinator MA Technical Art History), Abbie Vandivere (University of Amsterdam, Coordinator MA Technical Art History & Paintings Conservator, Mauritshuis, The Hague), Erma Hermens (University of Amsterdam and Rijksmuseum) and Ann-Sophie Lehmann (University of Groningen). Monthly meetings take place on Thursdays.

Start date and time
26 October 2017 16:15
End date and time
26 October 2017 17:30