XXXV FIDEM Congress: Ottawa (Canada), May 29 - June 2, 2018
"Women and the Art Medal"
Since the Renaissance the portraits of powerful and influential women have appeared on medals, and nowadays a wide range of medals celebrate women and their many roles in society. Over the centuries medals have also been created, commissioned, awarded and collected by women as well as men. You are invited to speak about the roles of women in the imagery, design, production, dissemination and collection of medals from the 15th century to modern times...