1. SpoonsOnTrays
    Many thanks to @JoserraMarcaida and Hanneke for most definitely bring stilled #emthings to life for us in this very stimulating session

    Tue, Nov 06 2012 06:25:13
  2. SpoonsOnTrays
    Final question on how the skulls relate to early modern concerns over whole bodies at the resurrection #emthings Linked @MuseumofLondon show

    Tue, Nov 06 2012 06:24:59
  3. SpoonsOnTrays
    Hanneke considers how far such paintings can be discussed outside of and beyond their cultural context #emthings

    Tue, Nov 06 2012 06:23:19
  4. SpoonsOnTrays
    Hanneke points out these again collapse temporality into one object, José how skulls should be ‘stiff’ lives, preserved #emthings

    Tue, Nov 06 2012 06:17:55
  5. SpoonsOnTrays
    We talk about this in relationship to Jonathan Lamb’s idea of ‘Implacable #emthings’ from the 1st session

    Tue, Nov 06 2012 06:16:58
  6. SpoonsOnTrays
    I ask whether skulls play a different role in these still lives #emthings

    Tue, Nov 06 2012 06:12:58
  7. SpoonsOnTrays
    Question on the final antechamber painting Hanneke showed comparing the ‘soft coat’ of the cloak and the hard coat of the lobster #emthings

    Tue, Nov 06 2012 06:05:16
  8. SpoonsOnTrays
    Hanneke comments how unclear it often is where the light is coming from in still lives #emthings

    Tue, Nov 06 2012 05:59:43
  9. SpoonsOnTrays
    Alexi Baker asks about the role of the aesthetic and practical quality of the light in such still lives #emthings

    Tue, Nov 06 2012 05:58:35
  10. SpoonsOnTrays
    Hanneke suggests that dolls houses invite a similar movement on the part of the viewer #emthings

    Tue, Nov 06 2012 05:58:03
  11. SpoonsOnTrays
    Alex Marr opens the questions by referencing Holbein’s Ambassadors, where the object changes as the viewer moves #emthings

    Tue, Nov 06 2012 05:54:51
  12. SpoonsOnTrays
    @JoserraMarcaida ends for me on the quotation ‘Question your tea spoons’ #emthings Thank you!

    Tue, Nov 06 2012 05:52:48
  13. SpoonsOnTrays
    José ends referencing the author Georges Perec, whose novel Life: A User’s Manual I recently reviewed on his recommendation #emthings #sotb

    Tue, Nov 06 2012 05:52:03
  14. KH_Vanitas
    RT @SpoonsOnTrays2012Jose opens by talking us through the many #emthings in a vanitas painting. The moral? ‘Ever… http://bit.ly/YR418t

    Tue, Nov 06 2012 05:51:27
  15. SpoonsOnTrays
    By looking at #emthings from their own perspective, still lives assert the primacy of things, says José #emthings

    Tue, Nov 06 2012 05:51:06
  16. SpoonsOnTrays
    The empiricist project made no such judgments, José argues, so had a problematic place in baroque culture #emthings

    Tue, Nov 06 2012 05:50:05
  17. SpoonsOnTrays
    José quotes Bryson ‘the enemy is a mode of seeing which thinks it knows in advance what is worth looking at and what is not’ #emthings

    Tue, Nov 06 2012 05:49:22
  18. SpoonsOnTrays
    Thus, José argues, still lives both make the unfamiliar familiar, and the familiar unfamiliar #emthings

    Tue, Nov 06 2012 05:48:39
  19. SpoonsOnTrays
    José suggests this is part of rapid 17th-century expansion of empirical observation = these still lives are a sort of dissection #emthings

    Tue, Nov 06 2012 05:47:26
  20. SpoonsOnTrays
    José now tells us how these ideas help him in #histsci = still life paintings were an alternative means of preserving specimens #emthings

    Tue, Nov 06 2012 05:45:45
  21. SpoonsOnTrays
    These sophisticated portrayal of #emthings must be considered within their urban courtly setting, argues José

    Tue, Nov 06 2012 05:44:46
  22. SpoonsOnTrays
    I had no idea that Velázques portrayed so many #emthings in his early works, as José is showing us

    Tue, Nov 06 2012 05:43:54
  23. SpoonsOnTrays
    van der Hamen was one of the Spanish painters who responded to the introduction of Dutch still lives to Spain, says José #emthings

    Tue, Nov 06 2012 05:41:52
  24. SpoonsOnTrays
    I love the still lives by Juan Sanchéz Cotán, with hanging flora and fauna in boxes, which José is showing us #emthings

    Tue, Nov 06 2012 05:40:15
  25. SpoonsOnTrays
    José notes the growth of painting as an item for royal collecting, this was one of Greenblatt’s new items of ‘mimetic capital’ #emthings

    Tue, Nov 06 2012 05:38:49
  26. SpoonsOnTrays
    José suggests that such paintings could challenge the vanity and fragility of the human condition, asserting virtuoso skill #emthings

    Tue, Nov 06 2012 05:36:35
  27. SpoonsOnTrays
    José discusses the role of books in such paintings, showing knowledge is also a vanity = 1 difference of Spanish from Dutch #emthings

    Tue, Nov 06 2012 05:35:04
  28. SpoonsOnTrays
    Thus, all things must pass, José says is part of catholic concerns over transitory existence #emthings

    Tue, Nov 06 2012 05:33:29
  29. SpoonsOnTrays
    José quotes Spanish poetry that emphasised human existence as a dream, dust, a shadow – light and weightless #emthings

    Tue, Nov 06 2012 05:32:23
  30. SpoonsOnTrays
    A still life painting is petrified like a victim of Medusa? José argues instead these #emthings have been shown as weightless and light

    Tue, Nov 06 2012 05:31:23
  31. SpoonsOnTrays
    José contrasts the materiality of #emthings with their represented nature in still life paintings

    Tue, Nov 06 2012 05:30:21
  32. SpoonsOnTrays
    Jose argues that these objects have an ambivalent nature in the painting. He uses Bryson’s term ‘ontological instability’ #emthings

    Tue, Nov 06 2012 05:28:58
  33. SpoonsOnTrays
    Jose opens by talking us through the many #emthings in a vanitas painting. The moral? ‘Everything is nothing’

    Tue, Nov 06 2012 05:28:01
  34. SpoonsOnTrays
    Next up, HPS’s own @JoserraMarcaida on ‘All things must pass: Playful vanity in in 17th-century Spanish still life painting’ #emthings

    Tue, Nov 06 2012 05:26:37
  35. SpoonsOnTrays
    Still lives thus blend past, present and future, concludes Hanneke #emthings

    Tue, Nov 06 2012 05:25:32
  36. SpoonsOnTrays
    Hanneke says that the #emthings left behind here are what we are left to muse on, and with which to consider time and motion

    Tue, Nov 06 2012 05:24:06
  37. SpoonsOnTrays
    … or to paintings where the inhabitant has deposited items and only just left, through an open door that shows us a room beyond #emthings

    Tue, Nov 06 2012 05:22:27
  38. SpoonsOnTrays
    Hanneke compares this to an extraordinary painting, linked to clockwork to create a tableau anime … #emthings

    Tue, Nov 06 2012 05:21:14
  39. SpoonsOnTrays
    Hanneke argues these are a new way of approaching the space-time problem in art by collapsing both to one frozen image #emthings

    Tue, Nov 06 2012 05:19:53
  40. SpoonsOnTrays
    Hanneke compares to Sam Taylor-Woods’ speeded-up film which shows a fruit bowl slowly mouldering over time #emthings

    Tue, Nov 06 2012 05:18:44
  41. SpoonsOnTrays
    Diderot saw Chardin’s still lives as showing the endurance of time, a frozen moment #emthings

    Tue, Nov 06 2012 05:17:53
  42. SpoonsOnTrays
    Hanneke asks if we should look at still lives like we look at action painting, as arrested movement? #emthings

    Tue, Nov 06 2012 05:16:12
  43. SpoonsOnTrays
    Hanneke shows us a wonderful painting of a sea battle where men and #emthings are shown exploding out of a ship into the air

    Tue, Nov 06 2012 05:15:37
  44. SpoonsOnTrays
    Diderot argued that a painting contains two visual moments, one by the author and one by the viewer, says Hanneke. Very Barthes? #emthings

    Tue, Nov 06 2012 05:14:06
  45. SpoonsOnTrays
    Still Lives compare to the ‘peripatea’ in history paintings, which display the whole narrative suspended in 1 moment, says Hanneke #emthings

    Tue, Nov 06 2012 05:12:14
  46. SpoonsOnTrays
    Hanneke references Panofsky’s ideas on early movies bringing still images to life, like unnerving waxworks, not moving images #emthings

    Tue, Nov 06 2012 05:10:52
  47. SpoonsOnTrays
    Hanneke shows us a wonderful painting of stuffed birds in wooden boxes, clearly meant to seem very much alive #emthings

    Tue, Nov 06 2012 05:09:25
  48. SpoonsOnTrays
    The ever-present caterpillar in still lives is such an example of both resurrection and eating away, says Hanneke #emthings

    Tue, Nov 06 2012 05:07:29
  49. SpoonsOnTrays
    Hanneke tells how Schama has seen this unbalance of Still Lives as part of Dutch Calvinist unease with their new wealth #emthings

    Tue, Nov 06 2012 05:06:25
  50. SpoonsOnTrays
    Hanneke points out how many still lives include #emthings about to fall, or in the process of uncurling. Reminds me of @williamhogarth !

    Tue, Nov 06 2012 05:05:09
  51. SpoonsOnTrays
    Animation in inability, and life in death or the key to Still Lifes Hanneke tells us #emthings

    Tue, Nov 06 2012 05:03:36
  52. SpoonsOnTrays
    Hanneke says the idea should be more of #emthings standing still

    Tue, Nov 06 2012 05:02:37
  53. SpoonsOnTrays
    This is different from ‘nature mort’ in French which shows the academic attitudes to the genre, says Hanneke #emthings

    Tue, Nov 06 2012 05:01:36
  54. SpoonsOnTrays
    Hanneke tells us how the term ‘Still Life’ comes from Dutch and implies #emthings incapable of motion

    Tue, Nov 06 2012 05:00:48
  55. SpoonsOnTrays
    All of the #emthings in these paintings have a convivial and intimate relationship. The stillness is only relative, says Hanneke

    Tue, Nov 06 2012 04:59:58
  56. SpoonsOnTrays
    Hanneke argues against this painting being silent and still, being instead full of life and conversation #emthings

    Tue, Nov 06 2012 04:58:38
  57. SpoonsOnTrays
    Hanneke shows us jewel-like Still Life paintings, starting with an ‘unassuming’ one of leaves and nuts #emthings

    Tue, Nov 06 2012 04:56:30
  58. SpoonsOnTrays
    Hanneke starts from the movie freeze frame as like a painting or a moment in Mme Bovary, as a point for the audience to reflect #emthings

    Tue, Nov 06 2012 04:55:20
  59. SpoonsOnTrays
    Hanneke says she is looking forward to discussing these ideas in process with us, coming out her work on the pensive image #emthings

    Tue, Nov 06 2012 04:53:14
  60. SpoonsOnTrays
    Here we go ‘Stilling Things’ session for #emthings. First up Hanneke Grootenboer on ‘The Animated Still Life’

    Tue, Nov 06 2012 04:51:32
  61. RG_London
    RT @CRASSHpublicity: RT @spoonsontrays: Gearing up for the third session of #emthings at 12.30 – ‘Stilling Things’ with @JoserraMarcaida and Hanneke Grootenboer

    Tue, Nov 06 2012 03:03:28
  62. CRASSHpublicity
    RT @spoonsontrays: Gearing up for the third session of #emthings at 12.30 – ‘Stilling Things’ with @JoserraMarcaida and Hanneke Grootenboer

    Tue, Nov 06 2012 03:01:22
  63. SpoonsOnTrays
    Gearing up for the third session of #emthings at 12.30 – ‘Stilling Things’ with @JoserraMarcaida and Hanneke Grootenboer @CRASSHpublicity

    Tue, Nov 06 2012 03:00:10
  64. RG_London
    RT @CRASSHpublicity: Hanneke Grootenboer @UniofOxford joins Jose Ramón Marcaida Lopez @Cambridge_Uni for Stilling Things #emthings #crassh http://ow.ly/f1mgC

    Tue, Nov 06 2012 02:05:10
  65. CRASSHpublicity
    Hanneke Grootenboer @UniofOxford joins Jose Ramón Marcaida Lopez @Cambridge_Uni for Stilling Things #emthings #crassh http://ow.ly/f1mgC

    Tue, Nov 06 2012 02:00:25