CODART, Dutch and Flemish art in museums worldwide


Sunday 19 June 2016

11:00-16:30 Optional visit to Palacio Real de La Granja de San Ildefonso (extra fee that includes transport, entrance and lunch on the bus). Departure from Hotel Paseo del Arte
16:30-18:00 Exclusive visit to Museo Lázaro Galdiano (museum is closed to the public) including an attribution session in the Dutch and Flemish room about the painting The Visions of Tondal with Chief Curator Amparo López Redondo (17:15-17:45)
18:00-20:00 Opening reception offered by the Royal Netherlands Embassy in Madrid, and registration in the garden of Museo L√°zaro Galdiano

Monday 20 June 2016

Museo Nacional del Prado
Congress theme: Connoisseurship: Between Intuition and Science
Congress chair: Uta Neidhardt, Curator of Dutch and Flemish Paintings, Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden

08:30-10:00 Visit to Bosch. The Centenary Exhibition before opening hours with a welcome by Pilar Silva, curator of the exhibition (in exhibition rooms)
10:00-10:35 Coffee and tea break outside on the Prado terrace near the Jerónimos entrance
10:35-12:30 Opening session in the auditorium
10:35-10:40 Welcome by Miguel Falomir Faus, Deputy Director of Conservation and Research, Museo Nacional del Prado
10:40-10:50 Introduction to the congress program by the congress chair
10:50-11:30 Keynote lecture: Connoisseurship: A Personal View by Christopher Brown, Professor at the University of Oxford and former Director of the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford
11:30-12:00 Lecture: Connoisseurship in the Shade of Neoliberalism by Martin Myrone, Lead Curator, British Art to 1800, Tate Britain, London
12:00-12:30 Lecture: Connoisseurship of the Crowd by Fenna Poletiek, Assistant Professor at the Institute of Psychology at Leiden University, Department of Cognitive Psychology, Leiden
12:30-14:00 Lunch outside on the Prado terrace near the Jerónimos entrance
14:00-14:15 Column by CODART director
14:15-15:15 Statements on the congress theme by:
1. Ron Spronk, Technical Art Historian at Queen’s University, Kingston and Jheronimus Bosch Chair at Radboud University Nijmegen;
2. Stephan Kemperdick, Curator of Early Netherlandish and Early German Painting at the Gemäldegalerie, Staatliche Museen in Berlin;
3. Fritz Koreny, Senior Researcher at the University of Vienna;
4. Alejandro Vergara, Senior Curator of Flemish and Northern European Paintings at Museo Nacional del Prado
15:15-16:15 Discussion led by Friso Lammertse, Curator of Old Master Paintings, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, and closing of the day by the congress chair
16:15-20:30 Free time and possibility to visit the Prado museum
20:30-23:00 Congress dinner at Restaurante Ana la Santa (Plaza Santa Ana 14) with a welcome drink offered by Coll & Cortés

Tuesday 21 June 2016

Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza
Congress chair: An Van Camp, Christopher Brown Curator of Northern European Art, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

08:30-09:45 Private visit to the exhibition Caravaggio and the Painters of the North with curator of the exhibition Gert Jan van der Sman
09:00-09:35 Coffee and tea available in the museum restaurant
09:55-12:40 Members’ meeting in the auditorium
09:55-10:00 Welcome by Guillermo Solana, Artistic Director, Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid
10:00-10:05 Welcome by the congress chair
10:05-10:20 Lecture about the exhibition: Reflections on Recent Attributions to Caravaggio and Hendrick ter Brugghen by Gert Jan van der Sman, Curator of the exhibition, Art History Professor at Leiden University and Researcher and Head of the Library at the Dutch University Institute for Art History in Florence
10:20-11:05 CODART Speakers’ Corner: short presentations (seven minutes) by CODART members on actual questions
11:05-11:45 Coffee and tea at Las Terrazas del Thyssen
11:45-12:30 CODART Speakers’ Corner (part two)
12:30-12:40 Closing by the congress chair
12:40-14:30 Lunch at your own leisure and free time to visit the collection
 14:30-16:30 1. In-depth visit to the stores and drawings department of the Prado with Alejandro Vergara, Teresa Posada Kubissa, José Juan Perez Preciado and José Manuel Matilla
 14:30-16:30 2. Tour of the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza’s collection of Dutch and Flemish painting, and an in-depth visit to the restoration studio to analyze two works by Frans Hals, with Mar Borobia, Dolores Delgado and a team of conservation specialists
 16:00-18:00 3. Excursion to Monasterio de las Descalzas Reales with Ana García Sanz
 12:45-18:30 4. Excursion to Real Monasterio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial (extra fee that includes transport, entrance and lunch on the bus) with Almudena Pérez de Tudela andCarmen García-Frías Checa

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