Terra Foundation-supported Events

Workshop: Terra Foundation Research Workshop

Looking at the role played by commerce, mechanisms of display, and promotional strategies in late nineteenth and early twentieth century art and visual culture in the United States, this workshop will provide the opportunity to discuss key issues in current doctoral research on American art. Special attention will be given to the challenges and methodologies pertaining to the exploration of American art in a global context. The first session will focus on the following projects:

  • Tomas Wilfred (1889–1968): The Avant-garde of Intermedia
    Pierre-Jacques Pernuit, PhD candidate, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne
  • Commercializing Culture: The Display of Art in French, British and American Department Stores
    Sara Tarter, PhD candidate, University of Birmingham
  • Towards a Global Approach to Objects: French and American Decorative Arts at the Turn of the Twentieth Century (1876–1915)
    Étienne Tornier, PhD candidate, Université Paris Nanterre
  • Historiography and Reception of Impressionism in the First Half of the Twentieth Century
    Hadrien Viraben, PhD candidate, Université de Rouen

Presentations will be followed by a collegial discussion open to the public.

The event is free and open to the public. It will be held in English. Please RSVP by December 1 to:
[email protected]