Encounters: The Meeting of Asia and Europe, 1500-1800
12 -13 NOVEMBER 2004
V&A Museum, Lecture Theatre
This conference complements the major V&A exhibition Encounters: The
Meeting of Asia and Europe, 1500-1800 being held at the Museum from 23
September to 5 December 2004.
The conference will develop themes from the exhibition, examining different
aspects of the encounter between Europe and Asia in the early modern
period. Day 1, Perception and Reality, looks at how the meeting engendered
visions of Asia and Europe in the imagination of the other. Day 2,
Interaction and Exchange, provides new perspectives on the culturaI and
material dialogue between East and West.
The conference will be of special interest to art historians, historians,
conservators and museum curators, as well as scholars studying the exchange
between Europe and Asia from 1500 to 1800.
Ticket price includes morning coffee, sandwich lunch, afternoon tea and
free admission to the exhibition Encounters: The Meeting of Asia and Europe
1500-1800. There is a discount price of £92 for those booking both days of
the conference at full rate. The exhibition book can be obtained at a 10%
discount by those attending the conference.
Full rate: £50 per day
Concessions (V&A Patron, V&A Member, Senior Citizen): £42 per day
Student: £ 15 per day
Disabled: £12.50 per day
ES40-holder: £ 12.50 per day
To book, call 0207 942 2211 or visit the V&A website at <www.vam.ac.uk>
Title: Copyright in the Renaissance: Prints and the Privilegio in
Sixteenth-Century Venice and Rome
Author: WITCOMBE, CHRISTOPHER L.C.E
Description: Leiden: Brill, 2004. 25cm., cloth, 412pp., 37 illus. Includes:
Printmaking in 16th-Century Italy; The Privilegio in Rome; Prints and the
Papal Privilegio; Publishers of Prints and Books in Venice after 1517;
Publishers of Prints and Books in Rome; Painters and Copyright in Venice
and Rome; Engravers and Copyright in Venice and Rome; etc. (Studies in
Medieval and Reformation Thought, volume 100)
Alan Chong, Donatella Pegazzano & Dimitrios Zikos eds, Raphael, Cellini & A
Renaissance Banker: The Patronage of Bindo Altoviti, Boston, Isabella
Stewart Gardner Museum, 2004 (exh. cat. Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum /
69 Middleton Road, Banbury, Oxon. OX16 3QR, UK
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