Interpreting the Renaissance in the 21st century

Fri 25 May 2018, 18:30 - 20:00

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

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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.

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

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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