France Stele Institute of Art History ZRC SAZU, in association with
the Institute of Art History at the Czech Academy of Sciences and the Research Group for Baroque Ceiling Painting in Central Europe (BCPCE), have prepared International Summer Study Days on Baroque Ceiling Painting in Slovenia and Austria (Styria), on August 30 – September 5, 2017. The program contains visits of different monuments, presentations of student projects and
lectures by researchers from Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Germany and Slovenia.
International Summer Study Days on Baroque Ceiling Painting have been organised at the time of the exhibition Hercules Stiriae – Štajerski Herkul – Hercules of Styria. Following the Traces of Ignaz Maria Count of Attems’ Commissions of Frescoes in Slovenska Bistrica Castle (June 15 – December 31, 2017) and in the scope of the research program Slovenian Artistic Identity in European Context and research project Visual Representations of the Nobility. Early Modern Art Patronage in the Styria Province (No. J6-7410 (B), conducted at the France Stele Institute of Art History ZRC SAZU, Ljubljana) financially supported by the Slovenian Research Agency.
The Role of Religious Confraternities
in Medieval and Early Modern Art
Ljubljana, France Stele Institute of Art History ZRC SAZU,
May 10–12, 2017
Call for Papers, deadline March 10, 2017
PDF CFP Confraternitates Ljubljana 2017
Program “Religious Confraternitie”, Ljubljana 2017
Researching religious confraternities is a great challenge not only in the fields of general and church history but also in art history, as the activities of confraternities reflect strongly in fine arts. Confraternities connected European religious, cultural and artistic space in a way similar to monastic orders. Therefore, only a comprehensive understanding of their activities and role in fine arts can yield complex findings and new evaluation of these themes in a wider context.
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Baroque Ceiling Painting. Public and Private Devotion in the Towns of Central Europe and Northern Italy, AHAS 16/1-2, 2011
Proceedings of the international conference “Ceiling Painting around 1700. Public and Private Devotion in the Towns of Central Europe and North Italy”, Ljubljana, October 16 – 18, 2008. Published by France Stele Institute of Art History ZRC SAZU.
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