Enchanted Modernities


Session 9

Panel 9A: Visual arts: Germany and France

Location: Singelkerk

Chair: Linda Dalrymple Henderson (University of Texas, Austin)

Ryan Kurt Johnson (University of Alaska)
Anatomy of an icon: Fidus’ Lichtgebet, experiments in modern spiritualities, and the aesthetics of the body in fin-de-siècle German culture
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Susan Bagust (Royal Musical Association)
The Theosophical world view and the collapse of form and content in early twentieth-century expressionism
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Boaz Huss (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev)
‘Ideal reality: Esotericism, artistic culture and Jewish idenity in the Cosmic Movement and Idéal et Realité Circle’
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Panel 9B: Music 3

Location: Doelenzaal, UvA Library

Chair: Anna Gawboy (Ohio State University)

Nick Attfield (Christ Church College, University of Oxford)
Modernism, anthroposophy, and the symphony: Anton Bruckner in the writings of Erich Schwebsch
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Marco Pasi (University of Amsterdam)
“Natura renovatur”: Giacinto Scelsi’s music and the esoteric milieus of his time
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James Mansell (University of Nottingham)
Theosophical music in the “Age of Noise”
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