IRSA Foundation Projects 2012
February 22nd – 25th, 2012
Polish science and IRSA publications at the annual College Art Association in Los Angeles, USA
The IRSA Foundation sent a delegation of young polish scientist to represent Polish art historians and scientific research at the annual American art history congress College Art Association (CAA). Publications of the IRSA Institute were also presented.
March 30th, 2012
IRSA Foundation Council meeting
The Council of the IRSA Foundation for Culture Support held a meeting with the founders’ representative Maria Grabski and the newly elected president of the Foundation Council. The purpose of the gathering was to honor the recently deceased Prof. Dr. Hab. Andrzej Szczeklik, former president of the IRSA Foundation Council. The Council appointed the new president to be Prof. dr. Hab. Karol Tarnowski.
The new Foundation Council was constituted as follows:
- KAROL TARNOWSKI, president of the Foundation’s Council
- STANISŁAW BUCZEK, vice president of the Foundation’s Council
- KRYSTYNA SROCZYŃSKA-TRZEBIŃSKA – secretary of the Foundation’s Council
- JAN OSTROWSKI
- ANDRZEJ ROTTERMUND
- DON MAURIZIO FERRANTE GONZAGA
June 20th, 2012
English edition of the monograph of the Sigismund Chapel by Prof. Dr. Hab. Stanisław Mossakowski
The IRSA Foundation co-financed the English edition of the first complete monograph of the Sigismund Chapel entitled “King Sigismund Chapel at Cracow Cathedral 1515 – 1538”. It is the fruit of 30 years of research carried out by Prof. Dr. Hab. Stanisław Mossakowski, who received the Foundation Award for Polish Science. The English edition was published thanks to the cooperation with the State Art Collections at Wawel.
July 5th, 2011
Promotion of the monograph of the Sigismund Chapel co-financed by the IRSA Foundation
A promotion event of the English version of the monograph of the Sigismund Chapel at Wawel entitled “King Sigismund Chapel at Cracow Cathedral 1515 – 1538” took place in the headquarters of the IRSA Institute.
July 15th-20th, 2012
Polish scientists sent by the IRSA Foundation to the CIHA 2012 Conference in Nuremberg, Germany
The IRSA Foundation sent its representatives to Nuremberg for the CIHA 2012 conference of the Comité International d’Histoire de l’Art (the International Committee of Art History), a major congress being held every four years.
The IRSA participants of the congress were: Dr. Magdalena Kunińska, Agnieszka Smołucha-Sładkowska, Dr. Jakub Adamski and the President of the Foundation, Dr. Józef Grabski. The IRSA team presented at the conference a stand promoting Polish history of art. Most importantly, they organized the world premiere of the English version of the monograph of prof. Dr. Stanisław Mossakowski “King Sigismund Chapel at Cracow Cathedral 1515 – 1538”
November 28th, 2012
Johann Georg Pinsel exhibition at the Louvre Museum in Paris, France
Members of the Foundation’s Board and Council took part in the opening ceremony of the exhibition of the 18th-century Lviv artist Johann Georg Pinsel at the Louvre.
The artistic activity of Pinsel was the subject of a scientific article published in ARTIBUS ET HISTORIAE No. 41, XXI, (pp. 197-216) by prof. Dr. Jan Ostrowski entitled “A Great Baroque Master on the Outskirts of Latin Europe. Johann Georg Pinsel and the High Altar of the Church at Hodowica”.
During the vernissage in Paris, representatives of the IRSA Foundation met with the Board of the Ukrainian Pidhirtsi Castle Foundation to discuss cooperation.