Piedmontese Baroque Architecture Roundtable at EAHN 2014

Piedmontese Baroque Architecture Studies Fifty Years On
EAHN 2014, Turin, 20 June 2014

The European Architectural History Network Third International Meeting takes place in Turin from 19-21 June 2014, hosted by the Politecnico di Torino. The conference program offers thirty-two parallel sessions and roundtables, including the roundtable I have organized on the historiography of Piedmontese Baroque architecture. The conference’s three keynote speakers are Alina Payne, Hartmut Frank, and Fulvio Irace. A rich selection of tours rounds out the program, with a two-day post-conference tour Re | Visiting Piedmontese Baroque Architecture designed to complement my roundtable.

Consult the conference website for complete details of the entire program.

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Piedmontese Baroque Architecture Studies Fifty Years On
8.30-11.15: Friday, June 20
Roundtable Chair: Susan Klaiber, independent scholar, Switzerland

Architectural Exchanges Between Rome and Turin Before Guarini
Marisa Tabarrini
La Sapienza – Università di Roma, Italy
8.45-9.00

Guarino Guarini: the First ‘Baroque’ Architect
Marion Riggs
Independent scholar, Italy
9.00-9.15

The Multifaceted Uses of Guarini’s Architettura Civile in 1968
Martijn van Beek
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands
9.15-9.30

Idealism and Realism: Augusto Cavallari Murat
Elena Gianasso
Politecnico di Torino, Italy
9.30-9.45

A Regional Artistic Identity? Three Exhibitions in Comparison
Giuseppe Dardanello
Università degli Studi di Torino, Italy
9.45-10.00

Wittkower’s ‘Gothic’ Baroque: Piedmontese buildings as seen around 1960
Cornelia Jöchner
Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany
10.00-10.15

View roundtable abstracts online (click on paper title for abstract) or as a PDF document.