Serlachius Seminar

Art History Goes Backwoods! – Serlachius Seminar

Gösta Serlachius Fine Arts Foundation and Serlachius Museums will arrange in Mänttä a Serlachius Seminar entitled Art History Goes Backwoods which will focus on art historical research. The Seminar will be held on 7–8 April 2022 in cooperation with the art history disciplines of Finnish universities and the Society for Art History in Finland.

Serlachius Seminar will bring experts together and serve as a forum for current art history research, while promoting art research in Finland and also accessibility to knowledge outside the university cities. In addition to academic researchers, the seminar will also serve museum professionals, art history students and anyone interested in art.

SPEAKERS AND PROGRAM

THURSDAY 7 APRIL

11.45–12.20

Arrival at Serlachius Museum Gösta

12.30

Lunch

13.30

Opening of the seminar

13.45

Session I, Chair Tutta Palin

DAVID DE WITT: Rembrandt: Genre and Life

MINNA TUOMINEN: Op je gezondheid! Depiction of Natural Stimulants in Dutch 17th Century Painting

15.30

Coffee break

16.00

Session II, Chair Elina Räsänen

MARIE-SOFIE LUNDSTRÖM: PRESENTATION CANCELED!

KERSTI TAINIO: Traces of the Russian Revolution in the Gösta Serlachius Collection of Old European Art

LOTTA NYLUND: “Laplanders” by the Fire – Alexander Lauréus’ Sami-Themed Paintings

17.00

Guided tour at Serlachius Museum Gösta

18.00

Dinner at Restaurant Gösta

20.00

Transfer to the accommodation (in Mänttä)

FRIDAY 8 APRIL

9.30

Welcome and introduction of the day

9.45

Session III, Chair Lauri Ockenström

VILLE LUKKARINEN: Today, Who is Familiar with the Painters of the Poetic Reality (Les peintres de la Réalité poétique)? Maurice Brianchon and Roland Oudot in the Serlachius Collection.

HEIKKI HANKA: Contextualizing Wilho Sjöström’s The Tennis Players

JOHANNA BJÖRKMAN: Gösta Serlachius and Architects as Operators in the Planning of the Community in Mänttä

11.45

Lunch

12.45

Session IV, Chair Roni Grén

TUTTA PALIN: The “Chaplin Talents” of a Painter. Jalmari Ruokokoski’s Self-Portraits Mid-1910s

TIMO HUUSKO: Sanctifying the Nation’s Everyday Life. The Subjects of Alvar Cawén’s Art and His Use of Colors

HANNE TIKKALA: Schjerfbeck’s Blue and Other Colours – Helene Schjerbeck’s Colour Palette from the Viewpoint of Material Research

14.15

Coffee break

14.45

Session V, Chair Tomi Moisio

HANNA PIRINEN: Signature as a Subject-Matter of a Research

TEPPO JOKINEN: The Moon in Hjalmar Munsterhjelm’s work “Bärosund in Moonlight”

SANDRA LINDBLOM: ”And I, I regret ever becoming a painter.” – Axel Gallén’s First Trip to Paris in the Light of New Sources

16.15

Closing of the seminar

16.30

Transfer from Serlachius Museum Gösta to Gustaf Museum

16.45

Guided tour at Serlachius Museum Gustaf

17.30

Buses leave from Gustaf Museum

Seminar presenters

Acquaint yourself with the speakers of the seminar

Book Your Seat

See our seminar packages and fees and book (in Finnish). If any questions arise, turn to: sales@serlachius.fi or +358 3 488 6801.