IRSA Foundation Projects 2013

  • January 15th – 18th, 2013

IRSA at the CIHA 2013 conference in Japan

IRSA’s representation participated in the CIHA (Comité International d’Histoire de l’Art) 2013 conference in Naruto, Shikoku, Japan. The theme was “Between East and West: Reproduction in Art”. The CIHA Committee and the University of Tokyo have entrusted the IRSA Institute with the joint publication of conference papers.

 

  • February 04th, 2013

Gianfrancesco Penni’s “The Holy Family” Symposium in Warsaw, Poland

Members of the IRSA Foundation took part in the symposium at the National Museum in Warsaw. The event was dedicated to two versions of Gianfrancesco Penni’s painting The Holy Family: one from Boston and the other one from Warsaw, which met at a specially dedicated exhibition in Warsaw.

The symposium was inaugurated by a lecture by Prof. Paul Joannides of the University of Cambridge, author of numerous articles published in IRSA’s ARTIBUS ET HISTORIAE. One of the highlights of the symposium was the confrontation two different attribution opinions – one by Paul Joannides and one by Józef Grabski.

 

Symposium at the National Museum in Warsaw
Symposium at the National Museum in Warsaw

 

  • February 13th – 16th, 2013

IRSA at the Annual Congress of Art History, CAA in New York, USA

IRSA’s representation participated in the US Annual Congress of Art History CAA – College Art Association in New York.

IRSA at the CAA Congress
IRSA at the CAA Congress

 

  • April 18th – 20th, 2013

IRSA at the Jagiellonian University conference about the Jagiellonians’ patronage

IRSA participated in a conference dedicated to the patronage of the Jagiellonians in history at the Institute of Art History at the Jagiellonian University.

 

  • May 6th, 2013

Meeting with representatives of the Lviv Polytechnic

Representatives of the Lviv Polytechnic visited Cracow to organize a symposium on residential architecture in the Eastern Borderlands in the 17th and 18th centuries together with the IRSA Foundation.

 

  • July 07th, 2013

Opening of the Castle of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania in Vilnius, Ukraine

At the invitation of Director Vydas Dolinskas, representatives of the IRSA Institute and Foundation participated in the opening of the Castle of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania in Vilnius. That event took place on the occasion of taking over the Lithuanian presidency of the European Union.

 

  • September 26th – 28th, 2013

Co-organization of the symposium dedicated to the renewal of 17th and 18th-century residential architecture in Ukraine

The IRSA Institute and Foundation and the Lviv Polytechnics jointly organized a symposium dedicated entitled “Renewal of residential architecture complexes of the 17th and 18th centuries – Brody, Zolochiv, Olesko, Pidhirtsi”.

The panel on the first day was chaired by Józef Grabski. He held a lecture devoted to the destruction of the castle in Pidhirtsi after Ukraine gained independence: “Deliberate or Casual Devastation of the Architectural Complex and Palace in Pidhirtsi during the Past Twenty Years”.

Józef Grabski’s lecture about the destruction of the Podhorce Castle
Józef Grabski’s lecture about the destruction of the Pidhirtsi Castle
IRSA publications were very popular among conference participants
IRSA publications were very popular among conference participants

 

  • November 8th – 15th, 2013

Visit of IRSA’s president in Qatar

IRSA’s president Józef Grabski visited Doha, Qatar, at the invitation of its Ministry of Culture, Art, and Heritage. The goal was to discuss a proposal for consulting the creation of Qatari art collections.