The Sublime Real: painful excitements in eighteenth-century art and criticism

Event Date: 18 May 2017 Keynes Library 43 Gordon Sq Birkbeck School of Arts Birkbeck University of London London WC1H 0PD Birkbeck School of Arts Presents: Birkbeck Arts Week 2017 The Sublime Real: painful excitements in eighteenth-century art and criticism This talk on the slippery relations between art and reality starts from a much misunderstood paragraph on ‘real sympathy’ in …

Eyes, hands, hearts: Anatomy, aesthetics, and the organization of life in the Hunterian Museums

Event Date: 18 May 2017 Keynes Library 43 Gordon Sq Birkbeck School of Arts Birkbeck University of London London WC1H 0PD Birkbeck School of Arts Presents: Birkbeck Arts Week 2017 Eyes, hands, hearts: Anatomy, aesthetics, and the organization of life in the Hunterian Museums What is the place of aesthetics in the foundations of science? A visit to the Hunterian …

Mr A moves in mysterious ways: artists from the Adamson Collection

Event Date: 18 May 2017 Birkbeck Cinema 43 Gordon Sq Birkbeck School of Arts Birkbeck University of London London WC1H 0PD Birkbeck School of Arts Presents: Birkbeck Arts Week 2017 Mr A moves in mysterious ways: artists from the Adamson Collection In association with the Bethlem Gallery, join us for a panel discussion introducing a new exhibition of works from …

Speaking in Brogues

Event Date: 18 May 2017 Room B04 43 Gordon Sq Birkbeck School of Arts Birkbeck University of London London WC1H 0PD Birkbeck School of Arts Presents: Birkbeck Arts Week 2017 Speaking in Brogues Universities tend to be multilingual communities, and for the most part, we teach and study in English. Do the sounds, rhythms and locutions of many mother tongues, …