The Ballroom at Knole, Sevenoaks, Kent. © National Trust Images/Andreas von Einsiedel

Conferences & Events Category

Applications open: Art Fund Curators Programme at Frieze Masters 2019 (deadline Monday 12 August 2019)

Bursaries for Art Fund Curators Programme at Frieze Masters 2019 Together with Frieze, the National Gallery Subject Specialist Network: European Paintings pre-1900 and the National Portrait Gallery Subject Specialist Network: Understanding British Portraits, Art Fund is delighted to offer up to 10 fully funded places for museum and gallery curatorial professionals working with public collections […]

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Exhibition and call for papers: ‘Power Couples. The Pendant Format in Art’

Venue: Utah Museum of Fine Arts, University of Utah Deadline for abstracts: 15 June 2019 Exhibition: 11 July to 8 December 2019 Power Couples: The Pendant Format in Art considers how two interdependent works, called pendants, convey meaning. The study of this popular portrait format reveals a variety of artistic strategies at play – desires to […]

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Call for Papers: Goldsmiths and Bankers as Collectors

Conference: Goldsmiths’ Hall, London, 28 October, 2019 Deadline for submissions: Friday 10 May, 2019 2019 will see the return to Osterley Park of one of the many remarkable Old Master paintings acquired by the Child family in the throes of Britain’s late 17th century financial revolution. The Childs are part of a long line of […]

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A re-discovered portrait of Charles Marsh FSA by L.F. Abbott from the 1790s

Society of Antiquaries of London lecture by Maurice Howard, FSA The recent gift to the Society of this sensitive and haunting portrait enables investigation of the lively debate about antiquities in the late 18th century, the way that learned gentlemen of considerable means chose to create their self-image and, since Marsh lived at Twickenham, its […]

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