Conference: Old and Modern Art - A New Vision (Tbilisi; 20-21 November 2015)

Old and modern art - A new vision
Tbilisi, Georgia, November 20 - 21, 2015

Programme

Friday, 20 November

9:30 Registration of Participants

10:00 Opening of the Conference

Zaza Skhirtladze, Chair, Institute of the History and Theory of Art, Tbilisi Ivane Javakhishvili State University

Vladimer Papava, Rector, Tbilisi Ivane Javakhishvili State University

Darejan Tvaltvadze, Dean, Faculty of Humanities, Tbilisi Ivane Javakhishvili State University

10:30 Session I
Chair: Natalia Turabelidze

How to Destroy Sacrality? The History of Jerusalem’s Temple Mount as an Outstanding Example
Katharina Palmberger, Ludwig Maximillian University, Munich

Liturgical Variations of the Glory of Christ in Medieval Georgian Wall Painting
Nana Sikharulidze, Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University

Expecting the Future Judgment Day: the Relieves of Joisubani Church
Ketevan Ochkhikidze, Shota Rustaveli Theatre and Film Georgian State University

12:00-13:00 Coffee break

13:00 Session II
Chair: Katharina Palmberger

Reinterpreting the Classical Heritage: A Personification in the Murals of the Dome of Ishkhani Cathedral
Natalia Turabelidze, Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University

Royal Murals of the Turn of 12th-13th cc. in South Georgia: The Frescoes of Khujabi Church
Neli Chakvetadze, Georgian Art Studies Centre, Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University

The Image of Prophet David in the Church of The Birth of the Virgin in Betania and the Iconography of the of ‘David Dancing Before the Arch of the Covenant’ in Medieval Art
Ana-Maria Makarova, Moscow State University

Reading Armenian Wisely: Foolish Figures and Bearded Brothers in the Carved Tympanum at Hovhannavank
Sophie Rigby, Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London

Saturday, 21 November

10:00 Session III
Chair: Ketevan Gongadze

At the Crossroads of Entangled History and Histories of Arts: 14th Century Italian Painting in its Wider Mediterranean Context
Vera-Simone Schulz, Max Planck Institute, Florence

Looking at Physical Pain in Western Visual Art
Sladana Mitrovich, Graduate School of Humanities, Ljubljana

The Residences of Catholic Missions in Georgia: Verbal and Visual Narration of Christophoro de Castelli
Marietta Chikhladze, Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University

Depicting the War. Battle Subject in the Late Medieval Manuscript Illumination: Miniatures of the MS S-1594
Lana Gabriadze, Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University

12:00-13:00 Coffee break

13:00 Session IV
Chair: Vera-Simone Schulz

Collapse of Soviet Union: Opened Borders and the Georgian Avantgarde
Tamar Mchedlishvili, Centre of Contemporary Art, Tbilisi

Graca Morais, the Contemporary Portuguese Painter
Diana Cunha, University of Porto

Triptych and Retable: Reflections on Development and Transformation of a Traditional Art Genre in Contemporary Art of Bernard Schultze
Marina Linares, Independent scholar

American Sculptors: Interactions in the Overall Context of the Sculpture Development in the Second Half of the 20th Century
Nino Macharashvili, Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University

15:00 Final Discussion

19.00 Dinner

Sunday, 22 November

9:00-20:00 Excursion to Kakteti. Visiting Gremi, Nekresi and Alaverdi Monasteries

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