September 2016 – March 2017
Students will explore the exhibition Clay Between Two Seas: From the Abbasid Court to Puebla de los Angeles, observe a demo by contemporary Talavera ceramic artist Javier Espinosa Mómox, and then get hands-on with clay. Sponsored by Uriarte Talavera, the oldest Talavera producers in Latin America.
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The Crow Collection of Asian Art, in partnership with the Edith O’Donnell Institute of Art History at the University of Texas-Dallas, presents an all-day forum on Talavera and global ceramic histories on the occasion of the exhibition Clay Between Two Seas: From the Abbasid Court to Puebla de los Angeles.
This international symposium will bring together scholars of art history nationally and internationally to present diverse perspectives and experiences on the subject of ceramic types, styles, and iconography. Lectures and discussions will explore the developments of ceramic technology, industries, and their historical movements globally.
Online Ticket Sales end Thursday, January 12, 2017 at 11:59 pm.
Tickets for the Symposium will be available for purchase at-the-door at 9:00 am in the Dallas Museum of Art, Horchow Auditorium on Saturday, January 14, 2017. Cash and credit cards accepted.
VIP Dinner: Friday, January 13, 2017, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Symposium: Saturday, January 14, 2017, 9:00 am – 5:30 pm
Symposium Program for Saturday, January 14, 2017
Session I at the Dallas Museum of Art, Horchow Auditorium
9:00-9:45 AM: Registration
10:00-10:15 AM: Welcome and Opening Remarks
Back Stories: China and West Asia, 6th – 10th century
Denise Leidy, Ruth and Bruce Dayton Curator for Asian Art, Yale University Art Gallery
Fortunes and Circumstances: How an Islamic Art Form became a Mexican Icon
Farzaneh Pirouz, Art Historian, Independent Curator and Islamic Art specialist
Grandeza Poblana: making money and making things in a colonial city, 1532-1930
Guy Thomson, Professor Emeritus of Latin American History, University of Warwick
12:00-1:30 PM: Break for Lunch
Session II at the Crow Collection of Asian Art
1:30-2:00 PM Registration and Orientation in Grand Gallery
2:00-4:00 PM Moderated Group Discussion Sessions in exhibition galleries
Jessica Hallett, Researcher in Art History at the Centre for the Humanities (CHAM), Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal
Ronda Kasl, Curator of Latin American Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
William R. Sargent, former H.A Crosby Forbes curator of Asian Export Art, Peabody Essex Museum
4:00-4:30 PM Closing Panel Discussion in Grand Gallery
Rick Brettell, Founding Director, The Edith O’Donnell Institute of Art History and the Margaret McDermott Distinguished Chair
Jacqueline Chao, Curator of Asian Art, Crow Collection of Asian Art
4:30-4:45 PM Closing Remarks
The Crow Collection’s homeschool program connects students with practicing artists and works of art in the museum. Painter Arnold Chang will discuss the museum’s latest exhibition Landscape Relativities: The Collaborative Works of Arnold Chang and Michael Cherney. Students will then collaborate to create a landscape-inspired work of art. To learn more about the artist, click here.