Interpreting the Renaissance in the 21st century

25/05/18, 18:30 - 20:00

Sainsbury Wing Theatre, The National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, London, WC2N 5DN

What do we mean by the ‘Italian Renaissance’, and is the term still a helpful one when interpreting art from the period? Marking the bicentenary of the birth of Swiss art historian Jacob Burckhardt, join a panel of curators as they discuss how best to present Renaissance art to modern museum audiences.


Speakers:
Dr Caroline Campbell
, The Jacob Rothschild Head of the Curatorial Department, The National Gallery 
Peta Motture, Senior Curator, Victoria and Albert Museum
Dr Dora Thornton, Curator, The Goldsmiths' Company


Chair:
Professor Amanda Lillie, Professor of History of Art, University of York 


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Image credit: Sandro Botticelli, Idealized Portrait of a Lady © Städel Museum - U. Edelmann - ARTOTHEK


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