Symposium – The Changing Colours of 19th-Century Art and Literature (2017)
Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, 2 June 2017
Professor Liz Prettejohn (University of York) chaired the afternoon session at a symposium at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, on Friday 2 June 2017: The Changing Colours of 19th-Century Art and Literature
The symposium was hosted by TORCH (The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities) and was convened by Dr Charlotte Ribeyrol (Trinity College, Oxford/Paris-Sorbonne), Dr Stefano Evangelista (Trinity College, Oxford), Dr Colin Harrison (Ashmolean Museum), and Dr Matthew Winterbottom (Ashmolean Museum).
The speakers in Professor Prettejohn’s session were:
Professor Lene Østermark-Johansen (University of Copenhagen, St Catherine’s, Oxford) : ‘Symphonies in Black and Grey, Harmonies in Iron and Steel: Walter Pater Painting the French Wars of Religion in Gaston de Latour (1888)’
Respondent: Dr Colin Harrison (Ashmolean Museum)
Professor Hilary Fraser (Birkbeck, University of London): ‘Alice Meynell: The Life of Colour and the Colour of Life’
Respondent: Professor Barrie Bullen (Kellogg College, Oxford)
See the Torch website for the full programme.
Main image: J. M. W. Turner, Clouds at Sunset (detail), c.1823-30, watercolour and gouache on paper; photo ©Tate, reproduced under CC-BY-NC-ND 3.0 (Unported), https://bit.ly/2kRViVN