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The Howard University Art Gallery: Collecting the New Deal (1 October, 2021)

The West Coast Chapter of the Society for the History of Collecting  invites you to the first lecture in its online series University Museums The Howard University Art Gallery: Collecting the New Deal Prof. Betsy Fahlman Friday, 1 October 2021 12pm PDT, 3pm EDT, 8pm BST, 9pm CEST   In 1943, Fort Huachuca, an army … Continue reading The Howard University Art Gallery: Collecting the New Deal (1 October, 2021)

The London Gallery, 1938-1950: Collecting and Patronage of Surrealist Art in Britain (8 October, 2021)

The Italian Chapter of The Society For The History Of Collecting Invites you to its Online Lecture The London Gallery, 1938-1950: Collecting and Patronage of Surrealist Art in Britain Caterina Caputo (University of Florence) Friday, 8 October 6.30pm (BST), 7.30pm (CEST), 1.30pm (EDT), 10.30am (EDT)   The aim of this talk is to provide an … Continue reading The London Gallery, 1938-1950: Collecting and Patronage of Surrealist Art in Britain (8 October, 2021)

Trading Places: North African and Middle Eastern Jews as Arts and Antiquities Dealers (Today at 16.45 BST)

LECTURE (Julia Phillips Cohen & Devi Mays): 'Trading Places: North African and Middle Eastern Jews as Arts and Antiquities Dealers in Belle Époque Paris' 14 September 16:45 on Zoom This keynote lecture forms part of the Jewish Country Houses' project workshop: 'Jewish Dealers and the European Art Market, 1850 - 1930'. Julia Phillips Cohen is an … Continue reading Trading Places: North African and Middle Eastern Jews as Arts and Antiquities Dealers (Today at 16.45 BST)

East India Company Collecting Cultures (28 Sep, 2021)

The Society's Annual Lecture  'East India Company Collecting Cultures: Empires of Things' by Professor Margot Finn Tuesday, 28 September 6:45pm BST // 1:45pm EDT // 10:45am PDT // 7:45pm CEST This lecture will explore a variety of different ways in which East India Company Collecting cultures c. 1750-1850s made empire in India possible on the … Continue reading East India Company Collecting Cultures (28 Sep, 2021)

Review: Nordic Private Collections of Chinese Objects

Nordic Private Collections of Chinese Objects (Series: The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950) Minna Törmä, 2020. London & New York : Routledge, 176 pp., 47 b/w illustrations., £96.00 (hardback) £29.59 (ebook). ISBN 9781138351806 (hardback) ISBN 9780429435041 (ebook)  - Isobel MacDonald In Nordic Private Collecting of Chinese Objects (published as part of The Histories … Continue reading Review: Nordic Private Collections of Chinese Objects