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December issue of the journal

30 November 2014

Number 11 December 2014

Patricia Blessing (Stanford), ‘Friedrich Sarre and the discovery of Seljuk Anatolia’ 11/PB1

Laura Breen (University of Westminster), ‘Redefining ceramics through exhibitionary practice (1970-2009)’11/LB1

Keith Broadfoot (Sydney), ‘The blot on the landscape: Fred Williams and Australian art history’11/KB1

Eva Fotiadi (Free University Berlin/Dahlem Research School and Princeton), ‘The canon of the author. On individual and shared authorship in exhibition curating’ 11/EF1

Kerry Heckenberg (Queensland), ‘Retrieving an archive: Brook Andrew and William Blandowski’sAustralien in 142 Photographischen Abbildungen11/KH1

Seth Adam Hindin (Oxford), ‘How the west was won: Charles Muskavitch, James Roth, and the arrival of ‘scientific’ art conservation in the western United States’  11/SAH1

Ladislav Kesner (Masaryk University Brno), ‘The Warburg/Arnheim effect: Linking cultural/social and perceptual psychology of art’ 11/LK1

Gregor Langfeld (Amsterdam), ‘How the Museum of Modern Art in New York canonised German Expressionism’ 11GL/1

Jennifer Lee (Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis), ‘Medieval pilgrims’ badges in rivers: the curious history of a non-theory’ 11/JL1

Stefan Muthesius (University of East Anglia), ‘Meaningful, entertaining, popular and ‘Bavarian’: art into design in nineteenth century Munich’ 11/SM1

Emilie Oléron Evans (Queen Mary College London and Université Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris III), ‘Transposing the Zeitgeist? Nikolaus Pevsner between Kunstgeschichte and Art History’ 11/EOE1

Matthew C Potter (Northumbria University), ‘Breaking the shell of the humanist egg: Kenneth Clark’s University of London lectures on German art historians11/MCP1

Luke Uglow (Aberdeen), ‘Giovanni Morelli and his friend Giorgione: connoisseurship, science and irony’ 11/LU1

Fine and decorative arts

Christina M. Anderson (Ashmolean Museum & Oxford) & Catherine L. Futter (Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art), ‘The decorative arts within art historical discourse: where is the dialogue now and where is it heading?’ 11/CMCL1

Erin J. Campbell (University of Victoria, Canada), ‘Listening to objects: an ecological approach to the decorative arts’ 11/EJC1

Deborah L. Krohn (Bard Graduate Center), ‘Beyond terminology, or, the limits of “decorative arts”’ 11/DLK1

In honour of Linda Seidel

Andrée Hayum (Fordham), ‘The 1902 exhibition, Les Primitifs flamands: scholarly fallout and art historical reflections’ 11/AH1

Christine B. Verzar (Ohio State), ‘After Burckhardt and Wölfflin; was there a Basel School of Art History?’ 11/CBV1

Madeline H. Caviness (Tufts), ‘Seeking modernity through the Romanesque: G. G. King and E. H. Lowber behind a camera in Spain c. 1910-25’ 11/MHC1

Inventories and catalogues


Francesco Freddolini (Luther College, University of Regina) and Anne Helmreich (Getty Foundation), ‘Inventories, catalogues and art historiography: exploring lists against the grain’11/FFAH1

New Approaches to Inventories and Catalogues

Jeffrey Moser (McGill), ‘Why cauldrons come first: taxonomic transparency in the earliest Chinese antiquarian catalogues’ 11/JM1

Joseph Salvatore Ackley (Columbia), ‘Re-approaching the Western medieval church treasury inventory, c. 800-1250’ 11/JSA1

Allison Stielau (Yale), ‘The weight of plate in early modern inventories and secularization lists’11/AS1

Anne Helmreich (Getty Foundation), Tim Hitchcock (Sussex), William J. Turkel (Western University in Canada), ‘Rethinking inventories in the digital age:  the case of the Old Bailey’11/HHT1

Reframing Evidence

Francesco Freddolini (Luther College, University of Regina), ‘The Grand Dukes and their inventories: administering possessions and defining value at the Medici court’ 11/FF1

Amy Buono (Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro), ‘Interpretative ingredients: formulating art and natural history in early modern Brazil’ 11/AB1

Elizabeth Pergam (Sotheby’s Institute of Art, New York), ‘Selling pictures: the illustrated auction catalogue’ 11/EP1

Gottfried Semper and the discipline of architectural history

Sonja Hildebrand (Accademia di architettura Mendrisio, Università della Svizzera italiana), ‘Concepts of creation: historiography and design in Gottfried Semper’ 11/SH1

Elena Chestnova (Accademia di architettura Mendrisio, Università della Svizzera italiana), ‘”Ornamental design is… a kind of practical science”: Ornamental theories at the London School of Design and Department of Practical Art’  11/EC1

Claudio Leoni (University College London), ‘Art, production and market conditions: Gottfried Semper’s historical perspective on commodities and the role of museums’ 11/CL1

Dieter Weidmann (ETH and Mendrisio), ‘Through the stable door to Prince Albert? On Gottfried Semper’s London connections’ 11/DW1


Karl Johns (Independent), ‘The originality of Kaschnitz’: Guido Kaschnitz Weinberg, ‘The problem of originality in Roman art’ [Guido Kaschnitz von Weinberg, Das Schöpferische in der römischen Kunst, Römische Kunst, vol. 1, chapter 4, Hamburg: Rowohlt, 1961, 51-73] 11/KJ1

Karl Johns (Independent), ‘Riegl and “objective aesthetics”’: Alois Riegl, ‘Objective aesthetics’ [‘Objective Ästhetik,’ Neue Freie Presse, No. 13608, Morning Edition, Sunday, July 13, 1902, ‘Literatur-Blatt,’ 34-35] 11/KJ2

Nóra Veszprémi (Eötvös Loránd University), ‘Lajos Fülep: The task of Hungarian art history (1951)’ [Lajos Fülep, ‘A magyar művészettörténelem föladata (1951),’ in Ernő Marosi ed., A magyar művészettörténet-írás programjai [Programmes of Hungarian art history writing], Budapest: Corvina, 1999, 283–305, edited by Árpád Tímár] 11/NV1

Ester Alba Pagán (Valencia), ‘Juan Alberto Kurz Muñoz and his academic contribution to the study of the history of Russian art’ [Juan Alberto Kurz Muñoz y su aportación a la historiografía del arte ruso. In: Ars longa: cuadernos de arte, 2010, No. 19: 29-38. 11/EAP1


Charles W. Haxthausen (Williams College), ‘Beyond “the two art histories”’ [‘Beyond “the Two Art Histories”?’ in Museum’s Utilization and its Future, Annual Report of Institute of Art and Design, University of Tsukuba, Japan, 2006, 48-54 (Japanese) and 71-77 (English).] 11/CWH1

Wilfried van Damme (Leiden and Tilburg), ‘Cultural encounters: Western scholarship and Fang statuary from Equatorial Africa’ [Inaugural address, delivered on the acceptance of an extraordinary professorship at Tilburg University, Netherlands, in 2011] 11/WvD1

Christopher S. Wood (New York University), ‘Aby Warburg, Homo victor’ [A translation (back into English, and with some revisions) of the article that appeared in French: ‘Aby Warburg, Homo victor’, in Cahiers du Musée national d’art moderne 118, 2011/12, 81-101] 11/CW1


Lauren Dudley (Birmingham), ‘A Timeless Grammar of Iconoclasm?’: Kristine Kolrud and Marina Prusac (eds), Iconoclasm From Antiquity to Modernity, Farnham: Ashgate, 2014, 248 pages, 29 b&w illustrations, £60.00 hardback, ISBN 978-1-4094-7033-5 11/LD1

Emily Gephart (School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston), ‘Historical narratives and historical desires: re-evaluating American art criticism of the mid-nineteenth century’: Karen Georgi,Critical Shift: Rereading Jarves, Cook, Stillman, and the Narratives of Nineteenth-Century American Art, The Pennsylvania State University Press, 2013, 152 pp., 8 black and white illustrations. $74.95 hardback, ISBN-10: 0271060662 ISBN-13 978-0-271-06066-8 11/EG1

Romy Golan (CUNY), ‘Towards a Latin Europe’: Vers une Europe Latine: Acteurs et enjeux des échanges culturels entre la France et l’Italie fasciste, Catherine Fraixe and Christophe Poupault, eds., Brussels: P.I.E. Lang, 2014, 330 pp., €42.80, ISBN-10: 2875740474 ISBN-13: 978-2875740472 11/RG1

Byron Hamann (Ohio State), ‘A Tesoro de la Lengua Castellana o Español Version 2.0’: Lexikon of the Hispanic Baroque: Transatlantic Exchange and Transformation, edited by Evonne Levy and Kenneth Mills, Austin: University of Texas Press, 2013, pp., 91 b. & w. illus., £49.00 hdbk, ISBN 9780292753099 11/BH1

Medina Lasansky (Cornell), ‘The 19th-century construction of the Renaissance’: Katherine Wheeler, Victorian Perceptions of Renaissance Architecture, Farnham England and Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate, 2014, 194 pp., 19 b. & w. illus., £60.00/$104.95, hdbk, ISBN 978-1472418821 11/DML1

Elizabeth L’Estrange (Birmingham), ‘From minor to major: the minor arts in medieval art history’: From Minor to Major: The Minor Arts in Medieval Art History, edited by Colum Hourihane, Princeton: Index of Christian Art, 2012, 336pp., 257 col. plates, 42 b. & w. illus., $35.00, pbk ISBN 978-0-9837537-1-1 11/ELE1

Michele Matteini (New York University), ‘China: the empire of things’: Jason Stauber and Nick Pearce, Original Intentions: Essays on the Production, Reproduction, and Interpretation in the Arts of China, Gainesville, FL: University of Florida Press 2012, 302 pages, £48.95, ISBN: 9780813039725 11/MM1

Branko Mitrović (Norwegian University of Science and Technology), ‘The Vienna school and Central European art history’: Jan Bakoš, Discourses and strategies: the role of the Vienna School in shaping central European approaches to art history ‡ related discourses, Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2013, 227 pp., (Slovak Academy of Sciences, Series of the Slovak Academy of Sciences, 5), £40.00, ISBN-10: 3631644523 ISBN-13: 978-3631644522 11/BM1

Partha Mitter  (Oxford), ‘The prehistory of Asian collections in Paris’: Ting Chang, Travel, Collecting, and Museums of Asian Art in Nineteenth-Century Paris, Aldershot: Ashgate 2013, 210 pp., £60.00, ISBN-10: 409437760, ISBN-13: 978-1409437765  11/PM1

Jennifer Montagu (Warburg Institute), ‘Working from home: the life and art of Giovanni Baratta’: Francesco Freddolini, Giovanni Baratta 1670-1747. Scultura e industria del marmo tra la Toscana e le corti d’Europa, LermArte documenti 10, Rome: “L’Erma” di Bretschneider, 2013, 358 pp., 291 b&w ill., hbk, £172.40, ISBN 978-88-8265-925- 7 11/JM1

Eric Moormann (Radboud Universiteit), ‘Antiquity in Weimar’: Martin Dönike,Altertumskundliches Wissen in Weimar. Transformationen der Antike, Bd 25. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2013. vi, 515 p., $112.00, ISBN 9783110313826 11/EM1

Margaret Olin (Yale), ‘Scholarship and Empire’: Matthew Rampley, The Vienna School of Art History: Empire and the Politics of Scholarship, 1847-1918, University Park: Penn State Press, 2013, 296 pp., $89.95 hdbk, ISBN 9780271061580 11/MO1

Carole Paul (UCSB), ‘Authenticity on display’: Can Bilsel, Antiquity on Display: Regimes of the Authentic in Berlin’s Pergamon Museum, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012, 304 pp., 8 col. plates, 99 b & w illus., £74.00 hdbk, ISBN 9780199570553 11/CP1

Matthew C Potter (University of Northumbria), ‘Looking for Civilisation, Discovering Clark’: ‘Kenneth Clark – Looking for Civilisation’, An Exhibition at Tate Britain,  20 May – 10 August 2014 11/MCP2

Matthew Rampley (Birmingham), ‘The Persistence of Nationalism’: Michela Passini, La fabrique de l’art national: Le nationalisme et les origins de l’histoire de l’art en France et en Allemagne 1870-1933. Paris, Maisons des sciences de l’homme, 2012, €48.00, xx + 333 pp., ISBN-10: 2735114392 ISBN-13: 978-2735114399 11/MR1

Henry Tantaleán (UCLA), ‘The collected past’: Stefanie Gänger, Relics of the Past. The Collecting and Study of Pre-Columbian Antiquities in Peru and Chile, 1837-1911, Oxford University Press. Oxford. 311 pp. + 20 ill., £65, ISBN-10: 0199687692, ISBN-13: 978-0199687695 11/HT1

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