Tag Archives: Britain

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, … Continue reading

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Seminar in the History of Collecting, 28 November 2016, The Wallace Collection (London)

SEMINAR: Collecting the modern aesthetic: Britain at the fin de siècle, lecture by Dr Jessica Feather, Allen Fellow at the Paul Mellon Centre Venue: Lecture Theatre, The Wallace Collection, London Date and Time: 28 November 2016, 5.30pm to 6.30pm Website: … Continue reading

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CFP: ‘From Refugees to Restitution: The History of Nazi Looted Art in the UK in Transnational and Global Perspective’, 23-24 March 2017, Cambridge

CFP: ‘From Refugees to Restitution: The History of Nazi Looted Art in the UK in Transnational and Global Perspective’ Deadline: 15 October 2016 Organisers: Bianca Gaudenzi (University of Cambridge/University of Konstanz) Julia Rickmeyer (Sotheby’s London) Venue: Newnham College, Sidgwick Avenue, … Continue reading

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CONFERENCE:‘Visions of the North’…, 17 June 2016, Warwickshire (England)

Conference Title: ‘Visions of the North’: Reinventing the Germanic ‘North’ in Nineteenth-Century Art and Visual Culture in Britain and the Low Countries Venue: Compton Verney Museum, Warwickshire Date and Time: 17 June 2016 More information: https://visionsofthenorthconference.wordpress.com/

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CONFERENCE: Leonardo in Britain: Collections and Reception, 25-27 May 2016, London

CONFERENCE: Leonardo in Britain: Collections and Reception Venue: Birkbeck University of London; The National Gallery, London; The Warburg Institute, London Date and Time: 25-27 May 2016 Website link: http://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/whats-on/calendar/leonardo-in-britain-collections-and-reception

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