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Workshop Programme

Tender Hands and Rough Stone. Sculpture’s Stereotypes of Gender and Making


17.30 Anna Frasca-Rath (FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg)
Introduction: Tender Hands and Rough Stone

17.50 Ariane Varela Braga (University of Zurich)
Welcome on behalf of NeReMa

18.00 Paris Amanda Spies-Gans (Harvard University)
Evening Lecture: Reframing the Canon: Myths and Makings of the Premodern Woman Artist

19.00 Aperitivo

Moderation: Marthe Kretzschmar (University of Vienna)

8.45 Welcome and Introduction

9.00 Annette Ritter-Höll (Ritter Natursteinberatung und -begutachtung)
Morning Lecture: Natur(werk)stein

10.00 Coffee break

10.30 Buket Altinoba (LMU Munich)
Raising the Veil. Sculpture Machines and the Demystification of Sculptural Production in the Late 19th Century

11.00 Karen Busk-Jepsen (The Royal Danish Collection, Copenhagen)
A Workspace of One’s Own. The Problem of Workspace for the 19th Century Danish Woman Sculptor

11.30 Coffee Break

12.00 Ursula Ströbele (ZI Munich)
Elasticity as a Sculptural Aesthetic Category

12.30 Anna Frasca-Rath (FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg)
What about Early Modern Women Sculptors (1550-1850)?

13.00 Lunch

13.30 Susanna Avery-Quash (National Gallery, London)
Lunch talk: The National Gallery’s ‘Women and the Arts Forum’: Research for Public Benefit Concerning Women’s Contributions to Knowledge about and Interactions with Old Master Painting

14.00 Holly Trusted (V&A/PSSA, London)/ Joanna Barnes (PSSA, London)
Lunch talk, ‘Database and Dialogues: Discovering Women Sculptors and Their Work’. A Presentation by the Public Statues and Sculpture Association

14.30 Coffee Break

15.00 Tobias Kämpf (FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg)
Contrasting Rodin Narratives: The Mystification of the Modern Artist and Its Authors

15.30 Linda Hinners (National Gallery, Stockholm)
What is lacking in the treatment of the Centaur is a man” Sigrid Fridman (1879-1963) First Woman Sculptor of Public Monuments in Sweden

16.00 Coffee Break

16.30 Julia K. Dabbs (University of Minnesota)
Writing the Woman Artist: May Alcott Nieriker and Me

17.00 Anna Frasca-Rath (FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg)
Concluding Remarks

20.00 Dinner

Event information

Workshop:Tender Hands and Rough Stone. Sculpture’s Stereotypes of Gender and Making

Erlangen, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität, Institut für Kunstgeschichte
Mediathek, Orangerie, Schlossgarten 1, 91054 Erlangen
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Lady Henrietta Finch, Bust of her Sister, Lady Elizabeth Finch (detail of signature), after Louis- François Roubiliac, 1741, marble, A.1-2013, © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

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