REMINDER: Celebrating the Bicentenary of Prince Albert and his role as a collector by The Society for the History of Collecting (London, 4 December 2019)

Celebrating the Bicentenary of Prince Albert and his role as a collector WEDNESDAY 4 DECEMBER 6-8PM FOLLOWED BY DRINKS THE COURT ROOM, SENATE HOUSE, MALET ST LONDON WC 1 7HU This special seminar will explore Prince Albert’s significance to the cultural life of Victorian Britain, from his collecting practices to his role in creating the … Continue reading REMINDER: Celebrating the Bicentenary of Prince Albert and his role as a collector by The Society for the History of Collecting (London, 4 December 2019)

CFP: Cardinal Alessandro Albani: collecting, dealing and diplomacy in Grand Tour Europe (11-13 December 2019)

From Clare Hornsby albaniconvegno@gmail.com Date: February 18th 2019 Subject: CFP: Cardinal Alessandro Albani: collecting, dealing and diplomacy in Grand Tour Europe British School at Rome | Centro di Studi sulla Cultura e l’Immagine di Roma December 11th-13th, 2019 Deadline: April 1st 2019 Conference organised by Clare Hornsby and Mario Bevilacqua This conference aims to bring … Continue reading CFP: Cardinal Alessandro Albani: collecting, dealing and diplomacy in Grand Tour Europe (11-13 December 2019)

CONF: Modernism, Politics and Culture in Britain and Germany (London, 2-3 Nov 18)

From: "ArtHist (Franziska Lampe)" <arthist@lists.clio-online.de> Date: 20 October 2018 at 06:58:06 GMT+2 To: Adriana TURPIN <a.turpin@iesa.edu> Subject: CONF: Modernism, Politics and Culture in Britain and Germany (London, 2-3 Nov 18) Reply-To: editors@arthist.net From: Lucy Wasensteiner <lucy.wasensteiner@uni-bonn.de> Date: Oct 20, 2018 Subject: CONF: Modernism, Politics and Culture in Britain and Germany (London, 2-3 Nov 18) Courtauld Institute of Art, Kenneth Clark … Continue reading CONF: Modernism, Politics and Culture in Britain and Germany (London, 2-3 Nov 18)

CFP: New Sculptors, Old Masters (Leeds, 8 Mar 19)

From: Charlotte Drew <charlotte.drew@bristol.ac.uk> Date: Oct 12, 2018 Subject: CFP: New Sculptors, Old Masters (Leeds, 8 Mar 19) Leeds, Henry Moore Institute, March 08, 2019 Deadline: Nov 30, 2018 New Sculptors, Old Masters: The Victorian Renaissance of Italian Sculpture In his 1862 catalogue of the Italian Sculpture collection at the South Kensington Museum, curator John … Continue reading CFP: New Sculptors, Old Masters (Leeds, 8 Mar 19)

Forum: Objects of Contention, Spoils from the Yuanmingyuan in British Museums, 15 August and 25 September 2017

In the autumn of 1860 British and French troops looted the Yuanmingyuan, the lavish garden estate of the Qing emperors. Campaign members then returned to Europe rich with spoils. Imperial Chinese objects from the estate, many created by imperial command, have since taken unexpected trajectories in private collections and public museums. Objects of Contention was … Continue reading Forum: Objects of Contention, Spoils from the Yuanmingyuan in British Museums, 15 August and 25 September 2017