This is the online registration site for the Lecture Days: "I want so much for my work to grow out of the material…" Emil Nolde's Painting Technique, 02/03 December 2021 (two half days), hosted by the Doerner Institut, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen, Munich. All lectures and Q&A sessions will be held in English.
For further information, please, download the first announcement here.
The detailed programme and schedule can be downloaded here.
The speakers of the Lecture Days – conservators, art historians and scientists – are researchers of the three partner institutions as well as from the collaborating universities forming the core of the interdisciplinary project team on Nolde`s painting technique and artist`s materials.
List of speakers:
- Astrid Becker, Stiftung Seebüll Ada und Emil Nolde
- Silvia Castro and Heike Schreiber, Hamburger Kunsthalle
- Patrick Dietemann, Irene Glanzer, Hanna Kirst, Heike Stege and Jeanine Walcher, all Doerner Institut, Bavarian State Painting Collections, München
- Manuela Hörmann, formerly Technische Universität München
- Sebastian Bosch, Universität Hamburg
The lectures will highlight and summarize the recent project outcome giving a comprehensive overview on the various technological and material aspects of Nolde`s artistic process highlighted on numerous paintings from all phases of his long working life. Q&A Sessions between the lectures will offer time and space for discussions with the speakers.
Topics to be covered are:
- Introduction into Emil Nolde`s biography and the Nolde Foundation Seebüll
- Art-technological archival research and Nolde`s atelier estate
- choice of painting supports and stretching
- the use of white and coloured grounds and their chronology
- characteristics of Nolde`s multi-level pictorial composition
- the artist`s broad span of painting techniques, tools and surfaces
- characteristics of his late works and medial transfer from watercolour into oil
- the paint producer Fritz Behrendt from Grafrath, his products and company history
- the development of Nolde`s pigment palette over 5 decades
- binding media analyses on paintings and paint tubes from the artist`s atelier estate
- changes of format and reworking of paintings by Emil Nolde
- finish of paintings and frames
This registration is supported by Converia, a conference management application.
Emil Nolde, Tall Breaker, 1948, Nolde Foundation Seebüll, photo: Sibylle Forster, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen, (c) Nolde Stiftung Seebüll