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Oxford Ceramics Group: Inaugural online lecture (Tuesday 7 July 2020)

The Oxford Ceramics Group invites you to its inaugural online lecture Vasemania at the Huntington: The Chelsea Vases Anne Anderson Tuesday, 7 July 2020, 18:30 (BST) Over the course of barely three years Joseph Duveen was able to amass a mega collection of Chelsea vases for Henry Edwards Huntington.  But why did Huntington want them … Continue reading Oxford Ceramics Group: Inaugural online lecture (Tuesday 7 July 2020)

Past Event: Les arts précolombiens en France de 1875 à 1945

Les arts précolombiens en France de 1875 à 1945 Online, 30 June, 6pm CET Dr. Elodie Vaudry and incoming Research Director at Centre Allemand d'Histoire de l'art (DFK) in Paris, will speak on Pre-Columbian arts in France from 1875 to 1945: collecting, history of taste and perception of American alterity. Please note seminar will be … Continue reading Past Event: Les arts précolombiens en France de 1875 à 1945

Instagram Stories: Collection Series with Bridget Garza Griffin

Join us this Friday for another Stories take over with Bridget Garza Griffin. Bridget is currently an MA student in French and British Decorative Arts and Interiors at the University of Buckingham with the Wallace Collection. Her research interests include first generation African American collectors from the late nineteenth and early twentieth century and their … Continue reading Instagram Stories: Collection Series with Bridget Garza Griffin

CFP: Renaissance Society of America Conference, April 2021

Call for Papers Renaissance Society of America Conference Dublin, Ireland, 7–10 April 2021 Collecting and Display of Small, Portable Objects (15th–17th century) The taste for small objects, such as gems, jewels, coins, small antiquities, statuettes and miniature works of art is evident in leading collections from the fifteenth through the seventeenth centuries. The materiality of … Continue reading CFP: Renaissance Society of America Conference, April 2021