Domestic (Slovak) and European connections of Biedermeier Style

Institute of Art History, Faculty of Arts, UK, Bratislava / Slovak National Gallery, Bratislava

October, 1– 2, 2015

Kaviareň Berlinka, Slovak National Gallery, Nám. Ľ. Štúra, Bratislava

Participants are kindly asked to register at:
Deadline for registration: September 30, 2015
There is no conference fee


9:00 – 9:30 registration
9:30 – 10:00 opening
Katarína Chmelinová, Head of the Institute of Art History, Faculty of Arts, Comenius University, Bratislava

Dušan Buran, Head of the Old Masters Collections, Slovak National Gallery, Bratislava

International Connections of Biedermeier

10:00 – 10:20
Anikó Dworok (Institut für Geschichte, Universität Würzburg, Würzburg)
About the influence of Biedermeier at Viennese and Budapest historical painting

10:20 – 10:40
Agnieszka Rosales Rodriguez (Institute of Art History, University of Warsaw)
Polish Biedermeier: National Discourse and European Relations

10:40 – 11:00
Júlia Papp (Research Centre for the Humanities of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Institute for Art History, Budapest)
Family, Home and Fashion in the First Third of the 19th Century in the Mirror of the Book Illustrations by Johann Blaschke (1770-1833)

11:00 – 11:20
Nóra Veszprémi (University of Birmingham, UK)
Ideal Beauty and Earthly Love in Biedermeier Book Illustrations and Portraits

11:30 - 12:00 coffee break

Life stile in Biedermeier

12:00 – 12:20
Katarína Beňová (Institute of Art History, Faculty of Art, Comenius University, Bratislava)
Album of the Zichy Family from Rusovce as a Example of Relation between the Aristocrat Families in Biedermeier

12:20 – 12:40
Eva Hasalová (Slovak National Museum – Historical Museum, Bratislava)
Aristocrat versus Merchant. Fashion Ideals in Biedermeier.

12:40 – 13:00
Július Barczi (SNM – Museum of Betliar, Betliar)
At the service of Count Andrássy. Emanuel Andrássy as a Customer and Author of Biedermeier Paintings

13:30 – 15:00 lunch break

Pluralism of ideas – case studies I.

15:00 - 15:20
Zuzana Labudová (Department of Monument Protection, Košice / Institute of Art History, Faculty of Arts, Technical University, Košice)
Bellaagh (Belágh) Album of Košice Drawing School and the contemporary Style Plurality

15:20 – 15:40
Pavel Štepánek (Institute of Art History, Palacký University, Olomouc)
Biedermeier Environment of the Castle of Čechy pod Kosířem, the Seat of Portugal Family Silva Tarouc, the Basis for Josef Mánes by His Journeys to Slovácko and Slovakia

15:40 – 16:00
Petr Tomášek (Moravian Gallery in Brno, Brno)
Biedermeier or Romanticism? Style and Ideological Pluralism at the early Stage of Work of Peter Fendi

16:00 – 16:20
Katarína Tánczosová (Bratislava)
Biedermeier in Life and Work of Jozef Božetech Klemens

16:20 – 16:40
Anna Schirlbauer (Vienna)
Aspects of Central-European Artistic Career at the Example of Female-painter Anna Zmeškalová (1813 – 1880)

17:00 – 18:30
Biedermeier - Exhibition tour with the curators Katarína Beňová, Jana Švantnerová and Silvia Seneši Lutherová.


Biedermeier in gallery and museum collections

9:30 – 9:50
Jana Švantnerová (Slovak National Gallery, Bratislava)
Towards Equality. Curatorial Selection of Judaica echoing seven main themes of „Biedermeier“exhibition

9:50 – 10:10
Alena Krkošková (Moravian Gallery in Brno, Brno, CZ)
Hair Jewelry as a Specialty of Biedermeier Style and the Examples from the Moravian Gallery in Brno and other Collections

10:10 – 10:30
Zuzana Francová (Municipal Museum, Bratislava)
Porcelain and Glass from Biedermeier Period from the Collection of the Municipal Museum in Bratislava

10:30 – 11:00
Marta Janovíčková (Municipal Museum, Bratislava)
Furniture in Biedermeier Style from the Collection of the Municipal Museum in Bratislava

11:00 – 11:20 coffee break

Toward the Modernization of the Biedermeier Era

11:20 – 11:40
Silvia Seneši Lutherová (Department of Theory and History of Art, Academy of Fine Arts and Design, Bratislava)
Biedermeier Ideal of Modern Interior

11:40 – 12:00
Lucia Almášiová (Slovak National Gallery, Bratislava)
The Beginnings of the Photography Media in Slovakia

12:00 – 12:20
Ivana Komanická (Institute of Art History, Faculty of Arts, Technical University, Košice)
Pottery from Upper Hungary: Democratic Inversion or Forming of Consume Society?

Pluralism of ideas – case studies II.

12:20 – 12:40
Viera Bartková (Institute of Esthetic, Faculty of Arts, Comenius University, Bratislava)
Ethno Motives in Painting of the first half of the 19th century in Slovakia

12:40 – 13:00
Silvia Lorinčíková (SNM – Museum of Betliar, Betliar)
Count George Andrássy. Between the City and Village

Final Discussion

With the financial support of the Ministry of Culture of Slovak Republic.