The Afterlife of Raphael's Art, from His Century to Ours
Marking the 500th anniversary of his death, this symposium will consider the afterlife of Raphael’s achievement—in the words of the title of Robert Williams’ last book, the redefinition of art in Renaissance Italy. By bridging historical scholarship and contemporary practice, the symposium will mirror the artist’s achievement itself, which combined the study of antiquity with its revivification in modern art.
Co-sponsored by the University of Notre Dame School of Architecture, The Rome Global Gateway, the Nanovic Institute for European Studies, and the American Academy in Rome.
3 pm - 6 pm, Rome | 9 am - 12 pm, EDT
15:00 Prof. Heather Hyde Minor, University of Notre Dame College of Arts and Letters
15:15 Raphael and Vasari, Prof. Ingrid Rowland, FAAR, University of Notre Dame (Rome)
15:40 Raphael in France, from the Louis XIV to the Revolution, Prof. Olivier Bonfait, Université de Bourgogne
16:05 Raphael And The Battle For A System Of The Arts In 18th-Century Britain, Prof. Adriano Aymonino, University of Buckingham
16:30 Discussion and Questions
16:45 Raphael: the Artist as Model, D. Jeffrey Mims, Academy of Classical Design
17:10 The Future of Raphael, Prof. David Mayernik, FAAR, University of Notre Dame School of Architecture (Rome)
17:35 Discussion and Questions
17:45 Final Remarks from Speakers
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