The AVSA 2013 conference will be held at the University of Melbourne's Parkville campus. The final conference program is now available.
The Schaeffer Fine Arts Library is one of the leading art libraries in Australia in terms of the academic quality and breadth of its holdings. The collection incorporates the Power Research Library of Contemporary Art and the Power Visual Resources Library . The library also houses a permanent exhibition of works by John Wardell Power, whose bequest provided for the establishment of the library collection.
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Find more Freak images in the Freak Show Gallery . Everyone's a freak.
'Victorian Values' by Peter Davies This September the British Association of Victorian Studies gathered for its annual conference at the University of Birmingham to explore the theme ‘Composition and Decomposition’.
This week we ask: If digital images can capture works of art with high levels of detail, is there still a need to experience them in a museum? Ophelia by Millais, 1851-52 As the national fundraising charity for works of art we are always encouraging our members to make the most of their National Art Pass and visit museums and galleries.
The Love School (broadcast in the U.S. as The Brotherhood ) is a BBC television drama series originally broadcast in 1975 about the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood , written by John Hale , Ray Lawler , Robin Chapman and John Prebble . It was directed by Piers Haggard , John Glenister and Robert Knights . It was shown during January and February 1975. [ 1 ] Each episode was 75 minutes in length.
So, I've been horribly remiss in posting here. Part of that is a great reason...I've been distracted by offline enjoyments, like running my first 5k race.
Sarah Parker is a doctoral student at University of Birmingham. She recently submitted her PhD thesis, entitled ‘The Lesbian Muse: Homoeroticism, Contemporary Muse Figures and Female Poetic Identity’. Her article ‘A Girl’s Love’: Lord Alfred Douglas as Homoerotic Muse in the Poetry of Olive Custance’ is published Women: A Cultural Review (Vol 22, Issue 2-3).
The People's Palace began in 1886 with the purpose of providing an educational and cultural centre for the local east end community. 2012 marks 125 years from the opening of the Queen’s Hall of the People’s Palace.
What do we imagine when we think of Dickens, and why? This was the question with which Lynda Nead began her keynote at Dickens and the Visual Imagination this week, and one which I kept coming back to over the last few days, with a couple of instances prompting further reflection on Nead's talk.
Have you heard about this beautiful project?
Pre-Raphaelites: Victorian Avant-Garde is the major new exhibition which opened today (12 September 2012 – 13 January 2013) at Tate Britain at Millbank in London. Back in 1984 there was a major retrospective of the Pre-Raphaelites.
I'm absolutely in awe of the Edwardian fashion shown in Downton Abbey and have since discovered other beautiful (and some not so beautiful) outfits from that era.
At their best, electronic discussion groups function as informal, ongoing conferences, enabling scholars from around the world to exchange ideas and information about research, events, and teaching methods, or to engage in group readings of particular Victorian texts. Some of these work by distributing email from a central server (these are often called "lists"), while others use a bulletin-board format. Facebook , the social networking site, has a number of Victorian groups, such as one for academics in 19th-century studies as well as complementary Facebook sites for organizations like the Research Society for Victorian Periodicals .