Lecture series: Voices in (and around) the Museum

Voices in (and around) the Museum is a series of four discursive events co-organised by the UCL Mellon Programme and UCL Centre for Museums, Heritage and Material Culture Studies. Wednesdays, 6pm (May 4, 11, 18, 25, 2011) University College London From being perceived as a collective resting place for mute objects and a silent, ocular-centric … Continue reading



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


Inspiring Fashion: Gifts from Designers Honoring Tom Marotta

Philadelphia Museum of Art September 12, 2009 – Summer 2010 Fashion designers use their talent and vision to interpret the current mood and aesthetic, finding inspiration in a variety of sources. The exploration of an artistic movement, a reinterpretation of historic clothing, or the transformation of street styles or utilitarian clothes may be the springboard … Continue reading