Exhibitions

The Cult of Beauty: The Aesthetic Movement 1860-1900

This is the first major exhibition to comprehensively explore Aestheticism, an extraordinary artistic movement which sought to escape the ugliness and materialism of the Victorian era by creating a new kind of art and beauty. The well spring of the ‘new art’ movements of the late 19th century, Aestheticism is now acknowledged for its revolutionary … Continue reading

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Scholarships/Awards

The Wolfsonian-FIU Fellowship

The Wolfsonian-Florida International University is a museum and research center that promotes the examination of modern visual and material culture. The Wolfsonian’s fellowship program is intended to support research on the museum’s collection, generally for periods of three to four weeks. The program is open to holders of master’s or doctoral degrees, Ph.D. candidates, and … Continue reading

Calls for Papers / Publications

Publication CFP: The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

Announcing a new series from Ashgate Publishing Company The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-­1950 Series Editor: Michael Yonan University of Missouri The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700­1950, provides a forum for the broad study of object acquisition and collecting practices in their global dimensions from the eighteenth through the mid-twentieth centuries. … Continue reading

Conferences

1st Annual International Conference on Fine and Performing Arts

7-10 June 2010 ATHENS, GREECE The Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER) organizes its 1st Annual International Conference on Fine Arts in Athens, Greece, 7-10 June 2010. The conference website is: http://www.atiner.gr/docs/Arts.htm The aim of the conference is to bring together scholars, researchers and students from all areas of Fine Arts (such as Animation, … Continue reading

Exhibitions

The Cult of Beauty: The Aesthetic Movement in Britain 1860-1900

Victoria & Albert Museum, London April – July 2011 Admission charge will apply This will be the first international exhibition to explore the unconventional creativity of the Aesthetic Movement in Britain (1860-1900). The well spring of the ‘new art’ movements of the late 19th century, Aestheticism is now acknowledged for its revolutionary re-negotiation of the … Continue reading