the printed image within a culture of print: prints, publishing and the early modern arts in europe, 1450-1700

Saturday, 9 April 2011

10.00 - 18.05, Research Forum South Room (tbc), (with registration from 9.30)

black and white image of engravers in their studio
Abraham Bosse, Graveurs en taille douce au burin et à l’eau forte, etching, 1643, London, British Museum. © The Trustees of the British Museum

Speaker(s): Marisa Bass (Harvard University), Susanna Berger (Cambridge University), Christophe Brouard (Université Paris I - Panthéon Sorbonne).....

Ticket/entry details: £15 (£10 Courtauld staff/students and concessions) Please send a cheque.....

Organised by: Sheila McTighe, Emily Gray and Anita Sganzerla (The Courtauld Institute of Art)

From the fifteenth through the seventeenth century, the advent of print utterly changed the production of images. A repertoire of images of all kinds, from the crudest woodcut to the most virtuosic engraving, from .....read more



Americanists Abroad: current research in the united kingdom and europe


Saturday 16 April 2011

10.00 - 17.10, Research Forum South Room (with registration from 09.30)

The Courtauld Institute of Art


two men wearing hats sit at a table playing cards
Benjamin West, Allegory of Botany, 18th century. Pen and ink, wash (brown and blue) on paper, Acquisition: Sir Robert Clermont Witt; bequest; 1952; D.1952.RW.415. © The Samuel Courtauld Trust, The Courtauld Gallery, London

Speaker(s): Marie-Stéphanie Delamaire (Columbia University), Janet Floyd (King’s College London), Christine Guth (Royal College of Art and Victoria and Albert Museum), Jody Patterson (Institut National d'Histoire de l'Art).....
Ticket/entry details:
£15 (£10 students) Please send a cheque made payable to ‘Courtauld Institute of Art’.....
Organised by: Dr. Wendy Ikemoto (Terra Foundation for American Art Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow, The Courtauld Institute of Art)

American art history is in the process of internationalizing. The past decade has witnessed a burgeoning of American art exhibitions, centres of study, and scholars abroad, American art history is in the process of .....read more




practice for everyday life?


Wednesday, 27 April 2011

18.00, Kenneth Clark Lecture Theatre

Taus Makhacheva Rehlen (avar language flock), 2009 HD videoTaus Makhacheva Rehlen (avar language flock), 2009 HD video, 7’21”. © Courtesy of the artist


Speaker(s): artist, Taus Makhacheva and independent curator Nadim Samman. Chair: Dr Sarah Wilson (The Courtauld Institute of Art)

Ticket/entry details: Open to all, free admission

Organised by: Dr Sarah Wilson (The Courtauld Institute of Art) and Sophie Benjamin (Calvert 22)

In the second of a series of talks in collaboration with The Courtauld Institute of Art initiated to broaden the range of discussion around the exhibition programme at Calvert 22, a panel will look at themes....read more




corpus of romanesque sculpture in britain and ireland annual lecture 2011

Manpower, Ideology and Travel: Twelfth-Century Architectural Sculpture in Northern Spain

Tuesday, 3 May 2011

17.30 - 18.30, Kenneth Clark Lecture Theatre

capital with figures of man, woman and perhaps lion, and a large face
Old Cathedral, Salamanca: Capital in north nave arcade. Photo: John McNeill

Speaker(s): John McNeill FSA (Oxford University Department of Continuing Education)

Ticket/entry details: Open to all, free admission

Organised by: Ron Baxter and Nicola Coldstream

Unlike Romanesque architecture in Italy and France, where regional identity is strongly defined, that of northern Spain is unusually open to the work of masons and sculptors from beyond the Iberian peninsula. Reasons for this are not hard to find for the period between c.1075 and c.1120. What is less clear is why this situation endures through....read more



east wing nine lecture 2011
CANCELLED

Francis Bacon in Moscow: James Birch in conversation with Darren Coffield

Wednesday, 4th May 2011

18.00 -19.00, Kenneth Clark Lecture Theatre

Speaker(s): James Birch (curator) and Darren Coffield (artist)

Ticket/entry details: Open to all, free admission

Organised by: East Wing Nine committee (www.eastwingnine.co.uk)


James Birch has been a gallery owner, art dealer and curator for thirty years. He presented Grayson Perry’s first solo show in 1984 at his gallery on the King’s Road, before moving to Soho in 1987 where he curated a series of exhibitions that brought new light to the British Surrealists, including Clive Barker, Colin Self, and Alan Jones.....read more



Research forum visiting professor lecture

The Monster Picasso

Thursday, 5 May 2011

16.00 - 17.30, Kenneth Clark Lecture Theatre

T J ClarkSpeaker(s): T. J. Clark (Professor Emeritus of Modern Art at the University of California, Berkeley; and Visiting Professor, University of York)

Ticket/entry details: Open to all, free admission

Organised by: Professor Caroline Arscott

This lecture focuses on the large painting Picasso did in 1927, Painter and Model, now in Tehran. It examines the turn in Picasso's work in the later 1920s towards an imagery of sex and violence, and, more generally, the meaning of monstrosity in his art. In particular.....read more




performing Research: Art History not for publication

A conference organised by the Performing Art History Special Interest Group

Friday 6 May 2011

12.00 -18.15, Kenneth Clark Lecture Theatre

The Courtauld Institute of Art


woman (Salome?) with platter containing head (John the Baptist?) accompanied by another woman and a man
Screen-capture of YouTube video, created for Hold Your Horses by L’Ogre


Speaker(s): Thomas Ardill (Tate), Emma Cheatle (University College London), Diana Cheng (McGill University, School of Architecture), James Day.....

Ticket/entry details: Open to all, free admission, but please book in advance preferably by 12 noon Wednesday 4 May.....

Organised by: Jack Hartnell with Dr Katie Scott

Whilst the methodologies of art history have been subjected to radical critique and constant renewal since the 1970s, our conceptualisation of research aims and our expression of research outcomes have remained......read more




2011 london seminar in roman art

The Advent of the Divi and the Fate of their Imagery

Monday, 9 May 2011

17.30, Royal Holloway London Annex, 2 Gower Street, London WC1, Seminar Room G3

Speaker(s): Michael Koortbojian (Princeton University)

Ticket/entry details: Open to all, free admission

Organised by: Amanda Claridge (A.Claridge@rhul.ac.uk) and Will Wootton (Will.Wootton@kcl.ac.uk)

Supported by the Institute of Classical Studies, Royal Holloway University of London, The Courtauld Institute of Art's Research Forum



Research seminar: Modern and Contemporary

The Self and the Others in Documentary Representation: Andy Warhol and Trinh T. Minh-Ha as Examples

Monday, 9 May 2011

18.00, Research Forum South Room

Speaker(s): Pei-Kuei Tsai (The Courtauld Institute of Art)

Ticket/entry details: Open to all, free admission

Organised by: Dr Gavin Parkinson



inaugural richard mcdougall lecture
Coming of Age: John Ruskin’s Drawings and Watercolours from the Grand Tour of 1840-41

Wednesday, 11 May 2011

18.00, Kenneth Clark Lecture Theatre

watercolour painting in browns of houses along the bay of Naples with mountains in the distanceJohn Ruskin, Bay of Naples, 1841. Watercolour, gouache (white), graphite on paper. Acquisition: The Courtauld, Jeanne (Miss); bequest; 2005 D.2005.XX.10. Copyright: © The Samuel Courtauld Trust, The Courtauld Gallery, London

Speaker(s): Stephen Wildman (Professor of the History of Art and Director, Ruskin Library and Research Centre, Lancaster University)

Ticket/entry details: Open to all, free admission

Organised by: Ernst Vegelin/ Caroline Arscott

Ruskin’s early drawings and watercolours have been the subject of very little detailed study. In this lecture, Stephen Wildman will share the fruits of investigating the Grand Tour to France and Italy made by Ruskin, then aged 21, with his parents between September 1840 and June 1841. By his own account he made “47 large size sketches and 34 small”, many of which it is possible to identify; of surviving drawings, the largest number is in the Ruskin.....read more





caroline villers research fellowship

Thursday, 12 May 2011

18.00 - 19.00, room tbc

Speaker(s): Dr Rebecca Farbstein (Visiting Fellow, The McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, University of Cambridge; and Caroline Villers Research Fellow 2009-10, The Courtauld); Elisabeth Reissner (Lecturer, The Courtauld; and Caroline Villers Research Fellow 2007-07, The Courtauld); Kathryn Rudy (Lecturer in Art History before 1800, University of St Andrews; and Caroline Villers Associate Fellow 2009-10, The Courtauld); and  Kate Stonor (Caroline Villers Research Fellow 2010-11, The Courtauld)

Ticket/entry details: Open to all, free admission

Organised by: Dr Aviva Burnstock

To mark the continuing success of the Caroline Villers Research Fellowship four recent Fellows will present the results of their research, from Pre-historic Portable Art to Cezanne, in the emerging field of Technical Art History.



leonardo da vinci society annual lecture 2011

Leonardo da Vinci and the Perfect Body: Nakedness and Humanity in Renaissance Italy

Friday, 13 May 2011

18.00 - 19.00, Kenneth Clark Lecture Theatre

Speaker(s): Jill Burke (University of Edinburgh)

Ticket/entry details: Open to all, free admission

Organised by: Professor Francis Ames-Lewis (Birkbeck)



2011 london seminar in roman art

Speaking of the Dead: The Rhetorical Strategies of Roman Sarcophagi

Monday, 16 May 2011

17.30, Royal Holloway London Annex, 2 Gower Street, London WC1, Seminar Room G3

Speaker(s): Zahra Newby (University of Warwick)

Ticket/entry details: Open to all, free admission

Organised by: Amanda Claridge (A.Claridge@rhul.ac.uk) and Will Wootton (Will.Wootton@kcl.ac.uk)

Supported by the Institute of Classical Studies, Royal Holloway University of London, The Courtauld Institute of Art's Research Forum



last orders? the art and architecture of religious orders in england, c1350-1540

Tuesday, 17 May 2011

10.00 - 18.15, Kenneth Clark Lecture Theatre (with registration from 9.30)

The Courtauld Institute of Art



crenallated tower and clock of Evesham Abbey (detail)
Evesham Abbey (detail). Photo: Courtesy of Laura Cleaver


Speaker(s): Pnina Arad (Hebrew University of Jerusalem), Jessica Berenbeim (Harvard University/The Courtauld Institute of Art), Michael Carter (The Courtauld.....

Ticket/entry details: Please book in advance..... email to ResearchForumEvents@courtauld.ac.uk. Payment £5 (general public and students) in cash on arrival......

Organised by: Michael Carter and Jessica Berenbeim (The Courtauld ) with support of Celia Jennings.....

In contrast to the arts of the so-called ‘golden age’ of English religious life during the High Middle Ages, the visual culture of subsequent generations of .....read more



utopia I: Russian Art and Culture in 1900-1930

Conference

Saturday, 21 May 2011

09.45 - 17.00 , Kenneth Clark Lecture Theatre (with registration from 09.15)

Kazimir Malevich Architekton in Front of a Skyscraper Kazimir Malevich Architekton in Front of a Skyscraper (Suprematist transformation of New York), photomontage, 1924, whereabouts unknown. Published in Praesens, No.1, Warsaw 1926. Speaker(s): Robin Aizlewood (UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies), Natalia Budanova (The Courtauld Institute of Art), Dr Muireann Maguire (University of Oxford), Prof John Milner (The Courtauld Institute of Art).....

Ticket/entry details: £15 (£10 Courtauld staff/students and concessions) Please send a cheque .....

Organised by: Drs Maria Kokkori and Maria Mileeva

The utopian intellectual tradition has a long history that some trace back to Plato’s Republic, even though most scholars consider Thomas More’s Utopia as the definitive starting point of modern utopian thought in the Western world. Utopia comes from the Greek ου (no).....read more



2011 london seminar in roman art

The Images of the “Triad” of Heliopolis-Baalbek (Jupiter, Venus and Mercury): Interpretations and Iconographic Problems

Monday, 23 May 2011

17.30, Royal Holloway London Annex, 2 Gower Street, London WC1, Seminar Room G3

Speaker(s): Andreas Kropp (University of Nottingham)

Ticket/entry details: Open to all, free admission

Organised by: Amanda Claridge (A.Claridge@rhul.ac.uk) and Will Wootton (Will.Wootton@kcl.ac.uk)

Supported by the Institute of Classical Studies, Royal Holloway University of London, The Courtauld Institute of Art's Research Forum



Research seminar: Modern and Contemporary

Topographies of Memory: The Influence of Architectural Theory and Metaphysical Art on the Work of Gabriele Basilico

Monday, 23 May 2011

18.00, Research Forum South Room

Speaker(s): Alexandra Tommasini (The Courtauld Institute of Art)

Ticket/entry details: Open to all, free admission

Organised by: Dr Gavin Parkinson



Modernities in south asian art

Rethinking Calligraphic Abstraction

Tuesday, 24 May 2011

17.30, Research Forum South Room

Speaker(s): Dr Amna Malik (Lecturer at the Slade School of Fine Art, UCL)

Ticket/entry details: Open to all, free admission

Organised by: Emilia Terracciano with Professor Deborah Swallow (The Courtauld Institute of Art)

Two opposing paradigms, the eurocentric and the planetary, characterise the question of modernity. The seminar group 'Modernities in South Asia' will discuss issues around modernity and modernism in the context of South Asian art and architecture. The forum will give academics, researchers and curators working in this field, the.....read more



Research seminar: Renaissance

From Simple to Complex Sensations: Drunkenness and the Representation of Wine in Early Modern Painting

Wednesday, 25 May 2011

17.30, Research Forum South Room

Speaker(s): François Quiviger (Warburg Institute)

Ticket/entry details: Open to all, free admission

Organised by: Dr Susie Nash



'creative writing and art history' - publication launch

Thursday, 26 May 2011

18.00, Front Hall, The Courtauld Institute of Art

Creative Writing and Art History coverFront cover of 'Creative Writing and Art History', special issue of the Art History JournalTicket/entry details: Open to all, free admission
Organised by: Dr. Catherine Grant (The Courtauld Institute of Art)

A launch celebrating a special issue of the journal Art History on the theme of “Creative Writing and Art History”. Arising from the Research Forum’s Writing Art History project, the collection presents one theme from this series of lectures and symposia, highlighting work from the project’s seminar group. The essays consider the ways in which.....read more





marie-louise von motesiczky (1906-1996) exile and agency

Friday 27 May 2011

15.00 - 18.40, Kenneth Clark Lecture Theatre

The Courtauld Institute of Art

Marie-Louise von Motesiczky, Self-Portrait with Red Hat, 1938Marie-Louise von Motesiczky, Self-Portrait with Red Hat, 1938, oil on canvas, 51 x 36 cm, ©The Marie-Louise von Motesiczky Charitable TrustSpeaker(s): Edmund de Waal; Sander L. Gilman (Emory University); Jill Lloyd; Sean Rainbird (Staatsgalerie Stuttgart); Ines Schlenker

Ticket/entry details: Open to all, free admission but advance booking is required by Wednesday 25 May. Please contact: ResearchForumEvents@courtauld.ac.uk

Organised by:  Dr. Shulamith Behr (The Courtauld Institute of Art)

From its foundation in 1992, the Marie-Louise von Motesiczky Charitable Trust has fostered research into the life and work of this remarkable woman artist who was born in Vienna, going into enforced exile with her mother in 1938, first in the Netherlands, then in Britain in 1939. To mark the occasion of the publication of the catalogue raisonné of her paintings... read more




Caroline villers research fellowship

Rubens in The Courtauld Collection, 1608-12

Tuesday, 31 May 2011

18.00, Research Forum South Room

Speaker(s): Clare Richardson & Kate Stonor (Caroline Villers Research Fellows, The Courtauld Institute of Art)

Ticket/entry details: Open to all, free admission

Organised by: Dr Aviva Burnstock

In 2009 -10 Clare Richardson and Kate Stonor undertook the restoration of The Courtauld Gallery’s Rubens, Moses and the Brazen Serpent, and this year they are working on the restoration of Cain Slaying Abel. Their research as Caroline Villers Fellows is stimulated by the technical findings brought to light by these treatments. In order to shed light.....read more



Research seminar:
Medieval work in progress in collaboration with Giotto's o

Landscapes of Prayer in Franciscan Stained-Glass and Painted Panel: Cave, Revelation, Wound

Wednesday, 1 June 2011

17.30, Research Forum South Room

Speaker(s): Professor Amy Neff (University of Tennessee, Knoxville)

Ticket/entry details: Open to all, free admission

Organised by: Professor John Lowden / Dr Joanna Cannon



Intersections: Architecture and Poetry


Friday 3 June 2011, 14.00 - 18.15 (with registration from 13.30)

Saturday 4 June 2011, 10.00 - 18.30 (with registration from 09.30)

Kenneth Clark Lecture Theatre, The Courtauld Institute of Art


two images, one a detail of a decorated wall in a13th century mausoleum in Samarqand, the other the round 18th century ceiling of the Music Room at Home House
Mausoleum at Shah-i Zinda Necropolis, Samarqand, late 13th century. (Photograph: James Scott). Robert Adam with Antonio Zucchi, Detail of Music Room Ceiling, Home House, c.1777. (The Courtauld Institute of Art, Conway Library)

Speaker(s): Fiona Anderson (King’s College London), Andrea de Meo (Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa), Myrtha Ehlert (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität), Katie Faulkner.....

Ticket/entry details: £25 (£15 students) Please send a cheque made payable to ‘Courtauld Institute of Art’ to.....

Organised by: Ayla Lepine and Caroline Levitt (The Courtauld Institute of Art)

‘We cover the universe with drawings we have lived’ Gaston Bachelard, The Poetics of Space, 1958.

Poetry and architecture, brought together by Gaston Bachelard in his seminal investigation of lived-in space, are art-forms that nevertheless continue critically...... read more



Giotto's o lecture
Visual Forms of Franciscan Pastoral Care: The Humble Man's Wedding at Cana

Tuesday, 7 June 2011

17.30, Research Forum South Room

church of S. Francesco at Assisi
San Francesco, Assisi, Umbria, Italy. Photograph © Courtauld Institute of Art

Speaker(s): Professor Amy Neff (University of Tennessee, Knoxville)

Ticket/entry details: Open to all, free admission

Organised by: Dr Joanna Cannon

Analysis of two late thirteenth-century images of the Wedding at Cana – in the Upper Church of S. Francesco at Assisi, and in the manuscript of the Supplicationes variae (Florence, Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana, MS Plut 25.3) – forms the heart of this lecture.....read more



Research seminar:
Medieval work in progress

Notes on the Sherborne Missal

Wednesday, 8 June 2011

17.30, Research Forum South Room

Speaker(s): Jessica Berenbeim (Harvard University; and The Courtauld Institute of Art)

Ticket/entry details: Open to all, free admission

Organised by: Professor John Lowden



29th Gerry Hedley Student Symposium


Friday, 10 June 2011

09.30, Kenneth Clark Lecture Theatre (with registration from 08.45)

Gerry HedleyGerry Hedley (1949-1990)




Speaker(s):
Caroline Baker, Mark Coombs, Rosie Gleave, Harriet Pearson and Genevieve Silvester (The Courtauld Institute of Art), as well as Nelly von Aderkas and Victoria Sutcliffe (Hamilton Kerr Institute).

Ticket/entry details: £20 (£15 concessions for students). Spaces are limited, so early booking is advisable. All delegates must be registered by 1st of June 2011...

Organised by: Second year Conservation & Technology students of The Courtauld Institute of Art (Judith Lee, Sarah Freeman, Amy Griffin, Anna Cooper and Luciana Ackerlund)

The annuaI student-led conference is named after Gerry Hedley, a Reader at The Courtauld Institute of Art, who taught generations of Conservation students and was a leader in research before his death in 1990... read more



The Courtauld collections

Conservation and Art Historical Analysis: Works from The Courtauld Gallery


Monday, 13 June 2011

12.30 - 14.00, Research Forum South Room

Speaker(s): Research Forum Research Associates Anna Cooper, Harriet Pearson, Roxanne Sperber and Alexandra Thom

Ticket/entry details: The Courtauld Institute of Art's research active staff, postgraduate students and Associate Scholars. RSVP by 12noon, Wednesday 8 June to Researchforum@courtauld.ac.uk if you plan to attend

Organised by: Drs Aviva Burnstock and Caroline Campbell

This is the second of two presentations by this year's Research Associates appointed to the Courtauld Collections project. Two Research Associates, studying art history, with two more from the Conservation & Technology Department (easels) will present the results of their research, on two paintings from The Courtauld Gallery - a fourteenth- century Florentine panel painting and a sixteenth-century painting of “Job and his Comforters” - which are undergoing conservation.



Research seminar: Modern and Contemporary
Monk or Lover? The Nineteenth Century Artist’s Dilemma

Monday, 13 June 2011

18.00, Research Forum South Room

Speaker(s): Lois Oliver (The Courtauld Institute of Art)

Ticket/entry details: Open to all, free admission

Organised by: Dr Gavin Parkinson



Research seminar: History of photography

Representations of Girls in Contemporary Art Photography

Wednesday, 15 June 2011

17.30, Research Forum South Room

girls in blue summer dresses with yellow aprons in green field of long grass
Front cover (detail) of Girls! Girls! Girls! in contemporary art, edited by Catherine Grant and Lori Waxman (Intellect Books, 2011)

Speaker(s): Harriet Riches (Kingston University) and Lucy Soutter (Royal College of Art)

Ticket/entry details: Open to all, free admission

Organised by: Alexandra Moschovi (alexandra.moschovi@sunderland.ac.uk), Julian Stallabrass (julian.stallabrass@courtauld.ac.uk) or Catherine Grant (catherine.grant@courtauld.ac.uk)

This seminar celebrates the launch of the publication Girls! Girls! Girls! in contemporary art, edited by Catherine Grant and Lori Waxman. The two speakers will present research on the representation of girlhood in contemporary art photography, with an introduction by one of the.....read more



new landscapes in nineteenth-century Art history: honouring Professor John House

Conference

Thursday, 23 June 2011

10.00 – 17.30, Kenneth Clark Lecture Theatre (with registration from 9.30)

Monet - Autumn Effect at ArgenteuilClaude Monet, Autumn effect at Argenteuil, 1873. Oil on canvas. © The Samuel Courtauld Trust, The Courtauld Gallery, London



Speaker(s): Andre Dombrowski (University of Pennsylvania); Linda Goddard (University of St Andrews); Jon Kear (University of Kent); Kathleen Mclauchlan (Morley College and the V & A Museum); Alister Mill (The Courtauld Institute of Art); Elizabeth Prettejohn.....

Ticket/entry details: £15 (£10 Courtauld staff/students and concessions) Please send a cheque .....

Organised by: Dr Claire O'Mahony (University of Oxford)

During the three decades of Professor House’s career at The Courtauld Institute of Art, the terrain of nineteenth-century art history and curatorship has witnessed transformations reminiscent in scale to Baron Haussmann’s project. Twelve University Lecturers and museum professionals.....read more





Field of action. the moscow conceptual school in context


Thursday 30 June 2011

18.30, Education Space, INIVA, Rivington Place, London EC2A 3BA

Andrei Filippov, Book on Skates, 1989-2004 Andrei Filippov, Book on Skates, 1989-2004, Collection Ekaterina and Vladimir Semenikhin Speaker(s): artist Vitaly Komar, Elena Kuprina-Lyakhovich and David Thorp, co-curators of the exhibition, writer and art historian Elizaveta Butakova.

Chair: Sarah Wilson (The Courtauld Institute of Art)

Ticket/entry details: Open to all, free admission but advance booking required via Eventbrite: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/1759961091

Organised by: Sarah Wilson (The Courtauld Institute of Art) and Lina Dzuverovic (Calvert 22)

In the third in a series of talks organised by Calvert 22 and The Courtauld Institute of Art Research Forum, a select panel explores key themes raised by the exhibition Field of Action. The Moscow Conceptual School in Context a specially adapted exhibition for Calvert 22 ..... read more





exhibiting research v

To Tweet or Not to Tweet: Social Media and Museums

Thursday, 7 July 2011

6.00 - 7.30pm, Kenneth Clark Lecture Theatre

Speaker(s): include Katy Beale (Creative Producer at Culture Hack Day and freelance digital consultant), Emma McLean (Digital Marketing Officer, National Maritime Museum, London), Jesse Ringham (Digital Communications Manager, Tate, London)

Ticket/entry details: Open to all, free admission

Organised by: MA Programme Curating the Art Museum in collaboration with the Research Forum

With the growing ubiquity and relevance of social media, this Exhibiting Research takes as its focus the relationship between museums and social media. Museum audiences increasingly rely on social media. Facebook, Twitter and blogs have become communication tools, allowing people to share events, to learn about forthcoming exhibitions, to access visitors’ information, and to.....read more



Taking Shape: Italian AltArpieces before 1500

Symposium

Friday, 8 July 2011

10.00 – 16.30 (with registration from 9.30), Research Forum South Room, The Courtauld Institute of Art and The National Gallery

Francesco Botticini Francesco Botticini, Detail from The Assumption of the Virgin Altarpiece, probably about 1475-6, tempera on wood, National Gallery, LondonSpeaker(s): Caroline Campbell (The Courtauld Gallery), Joanna Cannon (The Courtauld Institute of Art), Caroline Elam (independent scholar), Christa Gardner von Teuffel (University of Warwick), Dillian Gordon (formerly The National Gallery, London), Jim Harris (The Courtauld Institute of Art), Amanda Lillie (University of York).....

Ticket/entry details: FULLY BOOKED

Organised by: Amanda Lillie (University of York), Francesco Lucchini (The Courtauld Institute of Art/University of Warwick), Scott Nethersole (The Courtauld Institute of Art), Jennifer Sliwka (The National Gallery, London) and Alison Wright (UCL)

To mark the opening of the exhibition Devotion by Design: Italian Altarpieces before 1500, the Renaissance Consortium and the Material Life of Things Project of The Courtauld Institute of Art Research Forum, in collaboration with the National Gallery, UCL and the University of York, are hosting an informal study day and symposium dedicated.....read more



Beyond the moulin rouge: jane avril's vie de boheme


Sunday 14 August 2011

16.00 - 17.00, Foyer

The Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 0RN


Henri Toulouse-Lautrec, Sketch for a Portrait of a LadyHenri Toulouse-Lautrec, Sketch for a Portrait of a Lady. © The Samuel Courtauld Trust, The Courtauld Gallery, LondonGIACOMO PUCCINI: LA BOHÈME ACT I

Cast: Christopher Jacklin (Marcello); Oliver Johnston (Rodolfo); Katy Crompton (Mimi); Sam Queen (Schaunard); Matthew Buswell (Colline); Alisdair Kitchen (Musical Director/piano); Joseph Timmons (Director)

Speaker: Charlotte de Mille (The Courtauld Institute of Art)


Open to all, free admission but numbers are limited. Advance booking by Thursday 11th August is essential. Please contact: Charlotte.Demille@courtauld.ac.uk


From the hedonism and haphazard living of fin de siècle Monmartre this event travels to its immediate precursor - the left-bank idealism of Henri Murger’s La Vie de la Bohème, immortalised by Giacomo Puccini’s .....read more