The Afterlife of Sculptures

Stamp of the Fonderie Valsuani from a life-time bronze by Moissey Kogan, 1927 I am delighted to be speaking on 'Posthumous casts and the consequences of distortion for sculptor, Moissey Kogan's legacy' on 2 May at the conference, The Afterlife of Sculptures: Posthumous Casts in Scholarship, the Market and the Law, at the Dedalus Foundation, … Continue reading The Afterlife of Sculptures

A brief note on orthography

As a result of orthographic transcription from the Russian, Moissey Kogan’s first name appears in the primary and secondary sources in many variant forms. His surname is almost exclusively spelt Kogan, occasionally Cogan. The choice of spelling for his first name appears to depend either on the conventions of the country concerned or on personal preference. Variants include Moissey, Moïse, … Continue reading A brief note on orthography