Source: The Warburg Institute.
Organized by Felicity Harley-McGowan and Henry Maguire
This colloquium commemorates the centenary of the birth of Ernst Kitzinger (b. 1912 – d. 2003), distinguished historian of Late Antique, Medieval and Byzantine art. It celebrates the profound importance of his intellectual legacy not only for scholarship, teaching and curatorial practice in these fields, but in the wider discipline of art historical practice.
Speakers will include:
Beat Brenk, University of Basel & Università di Roma, La Sapienza.
Leslie Brubaker, University of Birmingham
Rebecca Corrie, Bates College
Anna Gonosova, University of California, Irvine
Felicity Harley-McGowan, University of Melbourne
Rachel Kitzinger, Vassar College
Eunice Dauterman Maguire & Henry Maguire, Johns Hopkins University
John Mitchell, University of East Anglia
Lawrence Nees, University of Delaware
Illustration above: Dumbarton Oaks 1965 (from the Warburg Photographic Collection)
Standing: J. Porcher, O. Demus, J. Stubblebine, H. Buchtal
Front: K. Weitzmann, E. Kitzinger
10.00 Doors open; Registration
10: 30 Welcome [Henry Maguire]
Session I: Biography
10.40 Rachel Kitzinger: A Scholar in His Study: Memories of Ernst at Work
11.00 Rebecca Corrie: “Cordially, E.K.”: Ernst Kitzinger and Teaching
11.50 John Mitchell: Ernst and England
12.20 Felicity Harley-McGowan: From London to the Antipodes: Ernst Kitzinger, Fritz Saxl, and “Roman iconography”
12.50-2.00 LUNCH [Common Room]
Session II: Methods of Scholarship
2.00 Eunice Dauterman Maguire & Henry Maguire: Ernst Kitzinger and Style
2.30 Anna Gonosova: Learning to see Late Antique and Early Byzantine art: An exploration of the ‘Visual’ before the ‘Age of Visuality’ in the early writings of Ernst Kitzinger
3.00 Lawrence Nees: Ernst Kitzinger’s Scholarship and the art of early medieval Western Europe
3.30-4.00 TEA [Common Room]
Session III: Areas of Scholarship
4.00 Beat Brenk: Kitzinger’s contributions to the study of Norman mosaics in Sicily
4.30 Leslie Brubaker: Ernst Kitzinger and the invention of Byzantine iconoclasm
5.00 Concluding Discussion
Fees and Registration
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