Exploring Genius: Genius, Creativity and Disease

@ Laing Art Gallery

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23 May 2017

1-1.45pm

£4, free for students

Professor Clark Lawlor, Professor of Eighteenth-Century English Literature atNorthumbria University, will discuss the fascinating cultural history of ideas of genius and creativity, and their complex relationship to theories about melancholia and disease.

This event has been programmed to accompany the exhibition Modern Visionaries: Van Dyck and the Artists’ Eye, showing from 28 January – 4 June 2017.

Venue
Laing Art Gallery
New Bridge Street
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 8AG

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