Tamsyn Challenger – On Truth

Event Date: 14 November 2017 Picture Gallery, Founder’s Building, Royal Holloway, University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The 2017 David Vilaseca Memorial Lecture Tamsyn Challenger – On Truth This year’s David Vilaseca Memorial Lecture will be given by Tamsyn Challenger and will try to unpick and dissect ‘truth’ in an age of spin, duplicity and brand management. Weaving together …

Xavier Bray – To change or not to change the Wallace Collection?

Event Date: 8 November 2017 Picture Gallery Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The Humanities and Arts Research Institute at Royal Holloway University of London presents:   Dr Xavier Bray (Director, The Wallace Collection) – To change or not to change the Wallace Collection? Dr Bray, Director of the Wallace Collection, will explore the relationship between curating, …

Edmund de Waal – On the Eve of Departure: Art and Exile

Event Date: 23 March 2017 Arts Two Lecture Theatre Queen Mary University of London Mile End Road London E1 4NS The 3rd Leo Baeck Institute Biennial Lecture Organised by the Leo Baeck Institute London, in collaboration with the Queen Mary University of London, School of History Edmund de Waal (Artist and author of The Hare with Amber Eyes) – On the …

T. J. Clark – What Can Art History Say About Giotto?

Event Date: 2 March 2017 Room B34 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: Professor T.J. Clark (Berkeley) – What Can Art History Say About Giotto? For many people – certainly for me – Giotto is the Shakespeare of art history: a figure of singular inventiveness and profundity, …

Jannet de Goede – For the Benefit and the Pleasure of the Community

Event Date: 22 February 2017 Arts Lecture Theatre 3 Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The Humanities and Arts Research Centre at Royal Holloway University of London presents: HARC Making Space for Art Lecture Series Jannet de Goede (Curator, Kröller-Müller Museum) – For the Benefit and the Pleasure of the Community The Kröller-Müller Museum, situated in the …

Allison Goudie – Home and Away: Exhibiting Australia’s Impressionists in London

Event Date: 1 February 2017 Picture Gallery Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The Humanities and Arts Research Centre at Royal Holloway University of London presents: Home and Away: Exhibiting Australia’s Impressionists in London HARC Making Space for Art Lecture Series Dr Allison Goudie – Home and Away: Exhibiting Australia’s Impressionists in London In this talk, Dr …

Peter Osborne – Crisis as Form

  Event Date: 12 January 2017 Chelsea Lecture Theatre University of the Arts London John Islip Street London, SW1P 4JU The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) presents: Professor Peter Osborne (Kingston) – Crisis as Form The field of contemporary art since the 1960s has been characterized by both the attempted dissolution and the reflective expansion of the …

Andrew Benjamin – On Drawing

  Event Date: 15 December 2016 Chelsea Lecture Theatre University of the Arts London John Islip Street London, SW1P 4JU The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) presents: Professor Andrew Benjamin (Kingston) – On Drawing To allow ‘drawing’ to endure as a question is to allow the problems of medium and definition to exert a determining hold on …

Jordan Goodman – Pictures, Texts and Plants: Joseph Banks and China, 1780-1820

Event Date: 6 December 2016 
 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Professor Jordan Goodman (Department of Science and Technology Studies, University College London) – Pictures, Texts and Plants: Joseph Banks and China, 1780-1820 Introduction by Lionel Knight (Treasurer, RAS): Talk: Questions: accompanying images: share this entry: