Hear from 12 scholars of Northern Renaissance art on topics ranging from drawing materials and stained glass window design to 16th-century theories of images and artistic collaboration in Netherlandish cities.
This program is free and open to the public. Generous support of the exhibition symposium is provided by the Robert Lehman Foundation.
Welcome and Introduction
Heather Lemonedes Brown, Virginia N. and Randall J. Barbato Deputy Director and Chief Curator, CMA
Emily J. Peters, Curator of Prints and Drawings, CMA
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, 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 16th-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
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: cma.org/TOTCsymposium
There are two hotels within easy walking distance to the museum:
2021 Cornell Rd, Cleveland, OH 44106
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1901 Ford Drive, Cleveland, Ohio, 44106
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NetherlandishDrawings [at] clevelandart.org
Generous support of the exhibition