CONF: Props – Staging Objects on the ‘Stage of Art’ (Frankfurt a. M., 9-10 Oct 20)

CONF: Props - Staging Objects on the 'Stage of Art' (Frankfurt a. M., 9-10 Oct 20) See the programme here. Not every object used on a stage is a prop. In his acclaimed study ‘The Stage Life of Props’ of 2003 Andrew Sofer includes under this term only independent, physical and inanimate objects that are … Continue reading CONF: Props – Staging Objects on the ‘Stage of Art’ (Frankfurt a. M., 9-10 Oct 20)

SHC Notice: Henry Hoare the Collector. A notice by John Harrison.

Henry Hoare the Collector. A notice by John Harrison. The banker Henry Hoare (1705-1785) is perhaps best known for the extant eighteenth-century landscape garden at Stourhead in Wiltshire. However, Henry was also a prodigious collector of fine art and of artefacts purchased whilst on Grand Tour in 1739-1740. Probably the most famous example of his … Continue reading SHC Notice: Henry Hoare the Collector. A notice by John Harrison.

SHC: Re-interpreting an Eighteenth Century Collection: Henry Hoare the collector, a Roman statue, and a lost wife (16 July 2020, 6.30pm BST)

The Society for the History of Collecting Invites you to its third online lecture Re-interpreting an Eighteenth Century Collection: Henry Hoare the collector, a Roman statue, and a lost wife Prof. John Harrison 16 July, 2020 6.30pm BST Modern readings of the iconography in Henry Hoare’s eighteenth-century landscape garden at Stourhead in Wiltshire have typically … Continue reading SHC: Re-interpreting an Eighteenth Century Collection: Henry Hoare the collector, a Roman statue, and a lost wife (16 July 2020, 6.30pm BST)

Instagram Stories: Collection Series with Adriana Concin

Join us this Friday for another Stories take over with Adriana Concin. Adriana is a fourth-year PhD student in the History of Art at the Courtauld Institute of Art in London. She is currently finishing her thesis on the cultural and artistic exchanges between the Austrian Habsburg courts of Vienna, Innsbruck and Prague and the … Continue reading Instagram Stories: Collection Series with Adriana Concin