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Art History in the Pub: Picturing the Psyche and the Avant-Garde Asylum c.1890 – 1914


Edwardian scholars may be interested in the following two talks:

As part of the AAH’s commitment to bringing the best in cutting-edge art-historical research to a wider community, we are pleased to be able to announce a hopefully-regular “Art History in the Pub” series of talks, lectures and events. Our talks present a selection of the wide vareity of topics, periods, methods and approaches common in art historical study, and are aimed at a generalist audience.

Monday 28th January 2013. 7:30pm: Picturing the psyche: Fragments of the insane body in the late 19th century
Jennifer Wallis, Queen Mary University of London

Monday 25th February: Art, the Archive and the Avant-Garde Asylum, c. 1890 – 1914 Sarah Chaney (UCL) & Nicholas Tromans (Kingston)

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