BAVS Talk – Alma-Tadema: The Story of an Exhibition (2017)

Keynes Library, Birkbeck School of Arts, University of London, 25 May 2017

Professor Liz Prettejohn (University of York) gave a presentation on ‘Alma-Tadema: The Story of an Exhibition’ at the British Association for Victorian Studies annual BAVS Talks on Thursday 25 May 2017.  The exhibition in question was the renowned international exhibition on the artist Lawrence Alma-Tadema (1836–1912) then showing at the Belvedere in Vienna, the second of its three venues, the others being the Fries Museum, Leeuwarden, Holland and Leighton House Museum, London.

Watch Professor Prettejohn’s talk:

BAVS Talks 2017 took place in the Keynes Library at the Birkbeck School of Arts, London, and were organised by Dr Will Abberley (University of Sussex).  The other speakers were: Professor Laurel Brake (Birkbeck), Professor Sally Shuttleworth (Birkbeck),  and Professor Julie-Marie Strange (University of Manchester). The presentations were followed by a roundtable discussion.

Main image: Exhibition view of 'Alma-Tadema: Classical Charm' at the Fries Museum, Leeuwarden, Holland (1 October 2016 to 7 February 2017). Photo (detail): ©Ruben van Vliet, by courtesy of the Fries Museum

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