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Program and Registration Information for Symposium: Tales of the City: Drawings in the Netherlands from Bosch to Bruegel

Tales of the City: Drawing in the Netherlands from Bosch to Bruegel

at the Cleveland Museum of Art November 3 and 4, 2022

In conjunction with the exhibition and catalogue Tales of the City: Drawings in the Netherlands from Bosch to Bruegel (October 9, 2022, through January 8, 2023), a collaboration with the Albertina Museum, Vienna

Thursday, November 3, 2022
6:00 p.m.
Stijn Alsteens, International Head, Department of Old Master Drawings, Christie’s
Friday, November 4, 2022
Welcome and Introduction
10:00 a.m.
Heather Lemonedes Brown, Virginia N. and Randall J. Barbato Deputy Director and Chief Curator
Emily J. Peters, Curator of Prints and Drawings, the Cleveland Museum of Art
Session 1: Color and Practice
10:45 a.m.–12:05 p.m.
Chaired by Laura Ritter, Albertina Museum
• Sixteenth-Century Netherlandish Drawings on Colored Grounds
Olenka Horbatsch, British Museum
• New Terrains: Landscape Drawings on Colored Grounds in the Low Countries
Stephanie Porras, Tulane University
• Hendrick Goltzius and the Material of Blue Paper in Haarlem
Alexa McCarthy, University of St. Andrews
• Abraham Bloemaert and Karel van Mander: Drawing and Painting in Pink
Austėja Mackelaitė, the Morgan Library & Museum
Session 2: Practice and Audience
1:15–2:25 p.m.
Chaired by Annemarie Stefes, Independent Scholar, Bremen
• Stained Glass in the City: Drawing for a Booming Market in the Netherlands
Ellen Konowitz, State University of New York, New Paltz
• “Dropping a line:” Contemporary Inscriptions on Netherlandish Drawings
Saskia van Altena, Rijksmuseum
• Drafting Netherlandish Sculpture: The Spencer Album in the New York Public Library
Ethan Matt Kavaler, University of Toronto
• Jacques de Gheyn II Drawing Inventions nae ‘t leven en uyt den gheest
Susanne Bartels, University of Geneva, University of Amsterdam, and Rijksbureau voor Kunsthistorische Documentatie (RKD)
Session 3: Audience and Place
3:00–4:20 p.m.
Chaired by Emily Peters, the Cleveland Museum of Art
• Amateur Drawing, Music Book Production, and Sociality in Sixteenth-Century Urban Bruges
Huw Keene, University of Edinburgh
• Designs for a Pious City: Lambert Lombard and Catholic Monuments for Liège
Elizabeth Rice Mattison, Hood Museum of Art
• Reimagining the Post-Reformation Landscape through Drawing
Virginia Girard, Columbia University
• More than Drawing: Intermediality of Netherlandish Drawings around 1600
Iris Brahms, Free University Berlin
Closing Remarks
4:30–5:00 p.m.
Victoria Sancho Lobis, Benton Museum of Art, Pomona College
All sessions will be held in the John C. and Sally S. Morley Family Foundation Lecture Hall at the CMA.
Attendance is free and open to the public, but registration is required. Please follow this link to register:
Lodging information
There are two hotels within easy walking distance to the museum:
Courtyard by Marriott Cleveland University Circle
2021 Cornell Rd, Cleveland, OH 44106
P: +1 (216) 791-5678
Glidden House
1901 Ford Drive, Cleveland, Ohio, 44106
P: +1 (216) 231-8900

Exhibition Information
Tales of the City: Drawings in the Netherlands from Bosch to Bruegel is supported as part of the Dutch Culture USA program by the Consulate General of the Netherlands in New York.

Generous support is provided by the Robert Lehman Foundation. Additional support is provided by Randall J. and Virginia N. Barbato.

All exhibitions at the Cleveland Museum of Art are underwritten by the CMA Fund for Exhibitions. Principal annual support is provided by Michael Frank in memory of Patricia Snyder. Major annual support is provided by the Womens Council of the Cleveland Museum of Art. Generous annual support is provided by an anonymous supporter, Dick Blum (deceased) and Harriet War
Relevant research areas: Western Europe, Renaissance

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