Programme

Seminar on Beda Stjernschantz 10 April 2013 at Amos Anderson Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland

10–10.30 Registration

10.30 Welcome Speech: Museum Director Kai Kartio. Opening Words: Torsten Stjernschantz.

10.45 Juha-Heikki Tihinen, University of Helsinki

Tangible Elusiveness ­– Realized and Unrealized Artistic Ideas in the Oeuvre of Beda Stjernschantz

11.15 Asta Kihlman, University of Turku

“The unmoved eye and the look of eternity”

11.45 Nina Kokkinen, University of Turku

As an Initiate of Spiritual Art. Beda Stjernschantz’s Aphorism (1895) and Fin-de-siècle Occulture

12.15–13.15 Lunch break (not included)

13.15 Marja Lahelma, University of Helsinki

Beda Stjernschantz and the Timeless Ideal 

13.45 Bart Pushaw, University of Chicago

A Swedish Karelia?  Beda Stjernschantz’s Everywhere A Voice Invites Us

14.15 Anna-Maria von Bonsdorff, Ateneum Art Museum, Helsinki

In search of sacred art  – Beda Stjernschantz and Anna Bremer on the Island of Vormsi 1895

14.45–15.00 Coffee break

15.00  Edyta Barucka, University of Warsaw

”I embrace the common…”: Beda Stjernschantz’s, Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s and Stanislaw Wyspianski’s botanical drawings

15.30 Salla Heino, Design Museum, Helsinki

Beda Stjernschantz’s Sketches for The Friends of Finnish Handicraft – Designing Finnish Textiles

16–17.30 Roundtable Talks

17.30 Cocktail Reception

Venue: Amos Anderson Art Museum, Yrjönkatu 27, 00100 Helsinki, Finland www.amosanderson.fi