Friday, September 11, 2015

Census of Antique Works of Art and Architecture Known in the Renaissance

 [First posted in AWOL 28 January 2013, updated 11 September 2015]

Census of Antique Works of Art and Architecture Known in the Renaissance
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Der Census of Antique Works of Art and Architecture Known in the Renaissance ist ein interdisziplinäres Forschungsprojekt, das dem zentralen Problemfeld der Renaissance-forschung, der Antikenrezeption, gewidmet ist. Herzstück des Projekts ist die Datenbank, in der die in der Renaissance bekannten antiken Monumente mit den zugehörigen bildlichen und schriftlichen Dokumenten erfasst werden.
Durch Kooperationen mit Forschungsprojekten, die dem Nachleben der Antike in anderen Epochen gewidmet sind, erweitert sich die Datensammlung mittlerweile sowohl um die antiken Denkmäler, die Johann Joachim Winckelmann und seiner Zeit bekannt waren (Corpus Winckelmann), als auch um die Rezeption und Adaption antiker Kunst während des Mittelalters (Corpus Medii Aevi). Aus dem Projekt gehen regelmäßig Publikationen hervor.
 The Census of Antique Works of Art and Architecture Known in the Renaissance is an interdisciplinary research project centering on the classical tradition, a focus of Renaissance studies. The core of the project is the database registering antique monuments known in the Renaissance together with the related Renaissance documents in form of texts and images.
The collection of data has been extended by the antique monuments known to Johann Joachim Winckelmann and his contemporaries (Corpus Winckelmann) as well as the reception and adaption of antique art of the Middle Ages (Corpus Medii Aevi) in cooperation with research projects dedicated to the ‘Nachleben’ of Antiquity. The project regularly issues publications.

Latest news

New: Re-design for the start page of the database
With an update on August 26, 2015 the start page of the Census database gets a new design and improved functionalities
Pegasus issue 16.2014 available!
Includes contributions by Michael Waters, Franz Engel, Paul Davies, Andreas Huth, Andreas Raub, Paola Zampa, Timo Strauch, David Hemsoll, Lilla Mátyók, Francesca Mattei and Horst Bredekamp
Coin Exhibition at the Pushkin!
The Pushkin Museum in Moscow shows "Translatio Nummorum. Coins language. Roman Emperors. Roman antiques in the Renaissance period" from 12/12/14 to 08/02/15.
Exhibition opening "... zur göttlichen Frühstückspause"
'Eine Motivwanderung von der Antike bis heute'. Opening on October 23, 2014, 7 p.m., in the atrium of Pergamonpalais, Georgenstraße 47, 10117 Berlin
NEW: "Text on Document" (form. Inscriptions) integrated in Document Search and Viewer
The update of August 13, 2014 now permits searching for document transcriptions in the Document Search mask

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