Musée d'Orsay: Courbet, a historical perspective

Courbet, a historical perspective

I. 1840s-1850s (10am)

Bruno Foucart (Paris IV - Sorbonne), chairperson

  • Courbet and Berlioz: Performing Nature, by James Rubin (State University of New York-Stony Brook)
  • Courbet and Baudelaire, by Valérie Bajou (National Museum of the Château de Versailles)
  • Countryside and phenomenology, by Paul Galvez (Columbia University)
  • Discussion and break
  • Courbet's Studio seen through gender studies, by Karen Leader (Institute of Fine Arts-New York University)
  • The nude and nudity in Courbet's painting, by Bernard Vouilloux (Montaigne University, Bordeaux 3)
  • Discussion


II. From Empire to Exile (2.30pm)

Klaus Herding (Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt), chairperson

  • The conversion of Castagnary, by Thomas Schlesser (associate researcher, EEHTA, EHESS)
  • Courbet's economic "realism" in the 1860s, by Jérôme Poggi (University of Paris I)
  • Millet versus Courbet, by Marie-Pierre Salé (Musée d'Orsay)
  • Discussion and break
  • The disturbing strangeness of certain hunts in Franche-Comté..., by Gilbert Titeux (Marc Bloch University, Strasbourg)
  • The lesson of Courbet: on the correspondence between Henri Fantin-Latour and Otto Scholderer, by Mathilde Arnoux (German Centre of History of Art, CAHA)
  • Discussion and conclusion by Laurence des Cars and Dominique de Font-Réaulx (Musée d'Orsay)

Fri 7 December 2007 - 10h00
Musée d'Orsay
Auditorium niveau -2

De 10h à 17h30

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