CVAC Study Day St Luke Drawing the Virgin and Child: Constructing Narratives

@ The Bowes Museum

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19 June 2017

9.30 - 6.30

Free to CVAC Members, £5.00 Adults, £3.00 Students / Concession

This interdisciplinary study day aims to look at the painting Saint Luke Drawing the Virgin and Child in the broad context of visual culture: exploring sainthood and investigating visual representations of sanctity, looking at perspective, with a particular attention to interior and architecture in early modern Europe, and analysing identity and self-imagery.

The event is designed to be a cross- and inter-disciplinary study day where scholars, postgraduate and early career researchers can meet, debate, and collaborate on all issues pertaining to visual culture.

The Bowes Museum and CVAC invite proposals from scholars, postgraduate and early career researchers that address any aspect of art, literature, history, and culture, with a particular attention to by 8th May:

·         Sainthood from Medieval to contemporary time

·         Visual representation of saints

·         Architecture and interiors in early modern Europe

·         Portraiture and identity

·         The theory and practice of perspective

·         Patronage and trade and circulation in early modern Europe.

 

Booking required on 01833 690606.

The study day will take place at the Bowes Museum on 19 June 2017, with a number of thirty-minute papers, followed by discussion, and including lunch and morning and afternoon refreshments.

Abstracts of up to 200 words along with a brief biography should be submitted in the body of an email to catherine.dickinson@thebowesmuseum.org.uk . The closing date for submissions is Monday 8 May 2017, at 5pm.

 Reimbursement of travel expenses is available.  For more details, please contact catherine.dickinson@thebowesmuseum.org.uk

Venue
The Bowes Museum
Barnard Castle
County Durham
DL12 8NP

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