Fondation Hartung-Bergman


"The age of art", 4th and 5th of July 2013

Seminar organized by Thomas Schlesser.

With the participation of: Odile Burluraux, Olivier Chomono, Déborah Couette, Joost Declercq, Bernard Derderian, François Hers, Judicaël Lavrador, Marianne Le Galliard, Emmanuel Pernoud, Yves Sarfati, Thomas Schlesser.

Thursday, the 4th of July

Morning (11 am – 12.30 pm)

Welcoming and Introduction
Thomas Schlesser, Art historian

Childhood throughout the ages
Emmanuel Pernoud, Professor of Contemporary Art History at the University Paris-I

Afternoon (2 pm – 5 pm)

The concept of “young artist”
Judicaël Lavrador, journalist, art critic, curator

Hans Hartung, the last years
Bernard Derderian, expert of the Hartung-Bergman foundation

The “late works” of the artists
Odile Burluraux, Curator of the Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris

Friday, the 5th of July

Morning (10 am – 12.30 pm)

The metamorphosis of Whistler
Yves Sarfati, doctor, psychiatrist and psychoanalyst

Courbet, mythical youth and old age
Thomas Schlesser, art historian

Afternoon (2 pm – 7 pm)

The artist and the sense of time
Joost Declercq, Director of the Dhondt-Dhaenens Museum

Raw Art: an art for “old people”?
Deborah Couette, PhD student at the University of Paris-I

Artists and old age: What kind of protections?
Olivier Chomono, Director of the Curatélaire

Hans Hartung, T1989-R45, 1989, 154 x 250 cm, Acrylic on canvas (detail)