CODART, Dutch and Flemish art in museums worldwide


Monday, 14 October 2013

Chair: Emilie Gordenker, director Mauritshuis, The Hague

13:00 Welcome by Gerdien Verschoor, director of CODART, Jane Turner, Head of the Print Room of the Rijksmuseum, Marjan Hammersma, Director General of Culture and Media, Netherlands Ministry of Education, Culture and Science (OCW), and by Emilie Gordenker, chair of the symposium, member of the Board of CODART and director of the Mauritshuis, The Hague

13:15 Nico Van Hout, curator, Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten Antwerpen
Introduction of the symposium themeabstractfull text

13:45 Irina Sokolova, curator of Dutch paintings, State Hermitage Museum,
St. Petersburg
The Hermitage: known and unknownabstractfull text

14:30 Coffee and tea in the foyer

15:15 Walter Liedtke, curator of European paintings, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Elective Affinities: collecting Dutch art in America abstractlecture notes

16:00 Gary Schwartz, founding director of CODART interviewed by Rudi Ekkart of the Karel van Mander Institute for scholarly, museum-related research – full text

16:30 Questions and discussion

Tuesday 15 October 2013

Chair: Emilie Gordenker, director Mauritshuis, The Hague

09:30 Welcome by Emilie Gordenker

Princely and royal collections
09:45 Ellinoor Bergvelt, guest curator Dutch and Flemish painting Dulwich Picture Gallery, London
The Polish King, the Royal Academy and John Ruskinabstractlecture notes

10:15 Alejandro Vergara, senior curator of Flemish and Northern European Paintings, Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid
What we do with the Flemish collection at the Prado abstract

10:45 Coffee and tea in the foyer

Burghers, merchants and families
11:15 Ger Luijten, director Fondation Custodia, Collection Frits Lugt, Paris
Collecting, serving art history and creating a place: the contribution of Frits Lugtabstract

11:45 Yao-Fen You, assistant curator of European sculpture and decorative arts Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit
Valentiner’s Legacy: Dutch and Flemish Art at the Detroit Institute of Arts abstract

12:15 Questions and discussion

12:30 Lunch in the foyer

Art staying home: city collections
13:30 Manfred Sellink, director Musea Brugge, Bruges
Two Bruges Museums, joined in diversity abstract

14:00 Norbert Middelkoop, curator of paintings, prints and drawings, Amsterdam Museum, Amsterdam
Amsterdam’s art treasures: a collection on the move through the city abstract

14:30 Coffee and tea in the foyer

Museums and the role of private collectors
15:00 Femke Diercks, junior curator of glass and ceramics, Rijksmuseum Amsterdam
Decorative Arts in the Rijksmuseum. The Collections and their Collectorsabstractfull text

15:30 Questions and discussion

15:45 Group interview: Collecting Dutch and Flemish art today
Moderator: Rudi Ekkart of the Karel van Mander Institute for scholarly, museum-related research
Panel members: George Abrams (private collector, The Maida and George Abrams Collection, Boston), George Kremer (private collector, The Kremer Collection, Amsterdam), Thomas Leysen (private collector, Antwerp), Marieke Sanders (private collector, contemporary art, Aerdenhout) – full text

16:45 Presentation of digital publication The World of Dutch and Flemish Art

17:00 End of program followed by:

17:30 Drinks offered by HEINEKEN at the former brewery now visitor center, the HEINEKEN Experience, entrance Stadhouderskade 71.

A photo impression of the CODART symposium can be found here.

Download a .pdf version of the program here:
Program CODART symposium.pdf