SCSC Annual Conference, Bruges, Belgium, 18-20 August 2016

SCSC Annual Conference, Bruges, Belgium, 18-20 August 2016

In addition to a reception co-organized by the IAS at the Groeningemuseum on 19 August, the society also sponsored two sessions were at the recent SCSC Conference in Bruges.

Co-opetition: Testing the Bounds of Cooperation and Competition
Organizer: Alexis R. Culotta, American Academy of Art and the Art Institute of Chicago. Read abstract

Alexis Culotta, American Academy of Art, “Co-opetition and Its Basis in Renaissance Art History: An Overview”

Anne E. Proctor, Roger Williams University, “Co-opetition on Display: Florentine and non-Florentine Sculptors and the Studiolo of Prince Francesco de’ Medici”

Saida Bondini, Courtaud Institute of Art, “Oltra le lode, un presente onoratissimo: Networks of Family Patronage and Two Bolognese Churches”

The Holy Republic of Venice
Organizers: Allison Sherman (Queen’s University) and Eveline Baseggio Omiccioli (State University of New York, FIT)
Chair: Patricia Fortini Brown (Princeton University, emeritus). Read abstract

Giada Damen, The Morgan Library & Museum, “Relics of the Antique Gods in Sixteenth Century Venice”

Chiara Frison, Centro Studi Medievali e Rinascimentali “Emmanuele Antonio Cicogna,” “La nobil [et sancta] cità de Venetia” in Giorgio Dolfin’s Chronicle”

Janna Israel, Virginia Commonwealth University, “Renewing the Santa Republica: The Translation of St. Athanasius to Venice”