International Conference – Laboratorium Neapel (2017)
Museum Wiesbaden, 9-11 February 2017
Professor Helen Hills presented a paper on ‘Sanctity and the Problem of Style’ at an international conference held at the Museum Wiesbaden in Germany from 9-11 February 2017.
The conference, ‘Laboratorium Neapel: Plurale Stilbildung, Künstlerkonkurrenz und Wirkungsästhetik in der neapolitanischen Barockmalerei’ (Naples as Laboratory: The Style Development, Artistic Rivalries and Aesthetic Impact of Neapolitan Baroque Painting) was held in conjunction with the exhibition Caravaggio Erben: Barock in Neapel/Caravaggio’s Heirs:Baroque in Naples.
The conference was convened by Professor Elisabeth Oy-Marra and Dr Heiko Damm of Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, who were also co-curators of the exhibition. It featured an international array of speakers from Australia, Austria, France and Italy, as well as Germany and the UK: view the full programme.
Main image: Jusepe de Ribera (called Lo Spagnoletto), The Holy Family with Saints Anne and Catherine of Alexandria (detail), 1648, oil on canvas. Image public domain; the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/437455)