AccueilThird annual international conference dedicated to the 170th anniversary of the birth of Carl Fabergé

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Publié le mercredi 13 juillet 2016 par Céline Guilleux

Résumé

The Fabergé Museum in Saint Petersburg owns the world's largest collection of works by Carl Fabergé, including nine of the famous imperial easter eggs, and aims to become the main international platform for the study of the art and life of the famous jeweler. In this year marking the 170th anniversary of Carl Fabergé, the museum dedicated its annual academic conference to Carl Fabergé, his firm's activities in Russia and abroad, its place within Russian culture as well as to Fabergé's influence on modern and contemporary jeweler’s art. 

Annonce

Argument and topics

May 30, 2016 will mark 170 years since the birth of the great Russian jeweler Carl Fabergé. Today, Fabergé is one of the best-knownjewelers in the history of Decorative Arts. His works are displayedat high-profile museums worldwideand generate a huge interest. The Fabergé phenomenon continues by now to inspire scholars, collectors and jewelers around the world.

Fabergé Museum in Saint Petersburg owns the world's largest collection of works by Carl Fabergé, including nine of the famous Imperial Easter Eggs, and aims to become the main international platform for the study of the art and life of the famous jeweler. In this year marking the 170th anniversary of Carl Fabergé, the museum dedicated its annual academic conference to Carl Fabergé, his firm's activities in Russia and abroad, its place within Russian culture as well as to Fabergé's influence on modern and contemporary jeweler’s art.

Topics can include, but are not limited to:

  • Unknown pages of Carl Fabergé’s biography
  • Carl Fabergé and Russian Art at the end of the 19th century and beginning of the 20thcentury
  • Carl Fabergé’s legacy in Saint Petersburg: architectural landmarks, archives and collections
  • Carl Fabergé in Europe: teachers, partners and clients
  • Carl Fabergé and the East
  • Carl Fabergé’s works in American collections
  • Carl Fabergé’s influence on jeweler’s art and design from the end of 19th century up to the present day

Submission guidelines

The conference languages are English and Russian. Please submit a 300-word abstract, along with a 1-page max CV, to fabergemuseumconference@gmail.com,

by 2016 August 15th.

A publication is planned. Participants will be asked to submit completed papers by September 1, 2016.

Scientific committee

  • Valentin Skurlov, Historian of Carl Fabergé’s firm, Consultant for Christie’s auction house (Russia)
  • Ulla Tillander, Art expert and Exhibition curator, Specialist on the Finnish masters of the House of Fabergé (Finland)
  • Kieran McCarthy, Director, Wartski antiques firm (UK)
  • Alexander von Solodkoff, Specialist in Russian jewelry arts and silversmithing (Germany)

Date and place

October 6–8, 2016, Fabergé Museum in Saint Petersburg, Russia

Lieux

  • Fabergé Museum, 21 Fontanka River Embankment
    Saint-Pétersbourg, Russie (191023)

Dates

  • lundi 15 août 2016

Mots-clés

  • Fabergé Museum, Carl Fabergé, jewelry, Romanov family, russian empire, decorative art

Contacts

  • Karina Pronitcheva
    courriel : fabergemuseumconference [at] gmail [dot] com

Source de l'information

  • Karina Pronitcheva
    courriel : fabergemuseumconference [at] gmail [dot] com

Pour citer cette annonce

« Third annual international conference dedicated to the 170th anniversary of the birth of Carl Fabergé », Appel à contribution, Calenda, Publié le mercredi 13 juillet 2016, http://calenda.org/366758