Public Lecture Course | Georgian Provocations, II

Posted in lectures (to attend), online learning by Editor on September 27, 2022

From PMC with registration at Eventbrite:

Georgian Provocations, II
In-person and Online, Paul Mellon Centre, London, 27 October — 8 December 2022

Organized by Martin Postle

The Paul Mellon Centre’s next public lecture course is entitled Georgian Provocations II, a sequel to the highly successful Georgian Provocations, which ran in the summer of 2020. Adopting a similar format, the present course will focus upon a series of provocative artworks from the Georgian era and investigate their contents, contexts, and impact. The series is convened by Martin Postle, Senior Research Fellow at the Paul Mellon Centre. The course runs from 27 October to 8 December 2022 and is in-person and live on Zoom weekly, 6.00–7.30pm GMT on Thursdays.

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Lecture 1 | 27 October 2022
Paris Spies-Gans — Establishing a Female Lineage at the Royal Academy’s Show: Eliza Trotter, Angelica Kauffman, and the Intrigues of Lady Caroline Lamb. Register here»

Lecture 2 | 3 November 2022
Martin Myrone — The Haunted Eighteenth Century: Fuseli’s The Nightmare. Register here»

Lecture 3 | 10 November 2022
Esther Chadwick — A Black King in Georgian London: British Art and Postrevolutionary Haiti. Register here»

Lecture 4 | 17 November 2022
Nicholas Robbins — George Romney in the Prison-World of Europe. Register here»

Lecture 5 | 24 November 2022
Nika Elder — John Singleton Copley’s Watson and the Shark and the Taste for Flesh. Register here»

Lecture 6 | 1 December 2022
Martin Postle — Joseph Wright of Derby: Self-portrait as an Experimental Artist. Register here»

Panel Discussion | 8 December 2022
Discussion with Series Speakers and Q&A. Register here»

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