aestheticism

Museo de Arte de Ponce announces symposium on “Treasures of the Collection in Context: The Pre-Raphaelites” In an unprecedented event for Puerto Rico, on Saturday, 4 February 2012, Museo de Arte de Ponce will host an international symposium titled “Treasures of the Collection in Context: The Pre-Raphaelites in the Museo de Arte de Ponce Collection,” …

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“Palaces of Art: Whistler and the Art Worlds of Aestheticism,” symposium 27-28 October at the Freer Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

“Palaces of Art: Whistler and the Art Worlds of Aestheticism,” a two-day symposium at the Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution, features presentations by international scholars consider how issues of patronage, collecting, display, and critical interpretation shaped the Aesthetic art movement, its theories and practices, and its reception in a global context. Through the introduction …

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Update on the “Useful & Beautiful” Confernce and Related Events in Delaware, 7–9 October 2010

An update on the conference, “Useful & Beautiful: The Transatlantic Arts of William Morris and the Pre-Raphaelites, ” to be held at the University of Delaware, Winterthur Museum & Country Estate, and the Delaware Art Museum on 7–9 October 2010: Online Registration Online registration is now available (along with mail-in forms) at www.udel.edu/conferences/uandb/ The registration …

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University of Delaware Library/Delaware Art Museum Fellowship in Pre-Raphaelite Studies

University of Delaware Library/Delaware Art Musum FELLOWSHIP IN PRE-RAPHAELITE STUDIES 2011 The University of Delaware Library and the Delaware Art Museum are pleased to offer the 2011 joint Fellowship in Pre-Raphaelite studies. This short-term, one-month Fellowship, awarded annually, is intended for scholars conducting significant research in the lives and works of the Pre-Raphaelites and their …

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“Useful & Beautiful: The Transatlantic Arts of William Morris ant eh Pre-Raphaleites”: Conference and Related Events in Delaware, 7–9 October 2010

“Useful & Beautiful: The Transatlantic Arts of William Morris and the Pre-Raphaelites” will be the subject of a conference and related exhibitions to be held 7-9 October 2010 at the University of Delaware (Newark, DE) and at the Delaware Art Museum and the Winterthur Museum & Country Estate (Wilmington, DE). Organized with the assistance of …

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“The Music of Dante Gabriel Rossetti”—Lecture by Karen Yuen at the Delaware Art Museum

Karen Yuen, the 2010 University of Delaware Library/Delaware Art Museum Fellow in Pre-Raphaelite Studies, will speak on “The Music of Dante Gabriel Rossetti” on Tuesday, 20 April, at the Delaware Art Museum in Wilmington, DE. Her talk will focus on Dante Gabriel Rossetti’s changing attitude towards music as he matured. Described by his peers as …

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Website for Facing the Late Victorians

A follow-up to one of our earlier posts: there is now a website for the Facing the Late Victorians: Portraits of Writers and Artists from the Mark Samuels Lasner exhibition at the Henry B. Plant Museum, Tampa, FL. The exhibition, which contains portraits of Edward Burne-Jones, William and May Morris, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Algernon Swinburne, …

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Facing the Late Victorians Exhibition at the Henry B. Plant Museum, Tampa, FL

When the Tampa Bay Hotel opened in 1891, hotel guests were reading Robert Louis Stevenson, Thomas Hardy, and George Eliot and talking about the latest paintings by James McNeill Whistler and John Singer Sargent. They congregated on the veranda and in the Grand Salon to recite the poems of Alfred Lord Tennyson and chuckled with …

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Call for Papers: Morris and the ArtsWilliam Morris Society Session at the MLA Convention 2011

After many years of holding its conventions in late December, the Modern Language Association (MLA) has changed the time of its annual meeting to early January, and will meet next on 6–9 January 2011 in Los Angeles, CA. Changes in Allied Organization session procedures mean that the William Morris Society has only one confirmed 2011 …

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Useful & Beautiful: The Transatlantic Arts of William Morris and the Pre-RaphaelitesCall for papers—proposals due 15 March 2010

UNIVERSITY OF DELAWAREWINTERTHUR MUSEUM & COUNTRY ESTATEDELAWARE ART MUSEUM7–9 October 2010 “Useful and Beautiful: The Transatlantic Arts of William Morris and the Pre-Raphaelites” will be the subject of a conference and related exhibitions to be held 7–9 October 2010 at the University of Delaware (Newark, DE) and at the Delaware Art Museum and the Winterthur …

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