Paul Mellon Centre Research Seminars, Summer 2014

Posted in lectures (to attend) by Editor on April 23, 2014

From The Paul Mellon Centre:

The Paul Mellon Centre, Research Seminars, Summer 2014
The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, London, Wednesdays, 18:00–20:00

Our research seminars will feature papers given by distinguished historians of British art and architecture. Seminars typically take the form of hour-long talks, followed by questions and drinks, and are geared to scholars, curators, conservators, art-trade professionals and research students working on the history of British art. All seminars are free, but places are limited so you must book a place in advance by emailing Ella Fleming at events@paul-mellon-centre.ac.uk.

30 April: Jonathan Foyle (World Monuments Fund)
Paradise Regained: The Rediscovered State Bed of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York as Royal Self-Image in 1485

14 May: Kate Retford (Birkbeck College, University of London)
‘Bonds of unity and friendship’: Kinship and the Conversation Piece in Eighteenth-Century England

28 May: Morna O’Neill (Wake Forest University)
The Decorative Art of Display: The Case of Hugh Lane

11 June: Sandy Helsop (University of East Anglia)
Symmetry, Antithesis and Empathy in the St Albans Psalter

25 June: One Object, Three Voices, Mark Catesby’s Natural History: The Art, the Science, the Publication
Charles Jarvis (Natural History Museum)
Leslie K. Overstreet (Smithsonian Institution, Washington)
Henrietta McBurney Ryan (Senior Fellow, PMC)



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