Truth & Beauty: The Pre-Raphaelites and the Old Masters Symposia
Dante Gabriel Rossetti, "Veronica Veronese," 1872. Oil on canvas, 43 x 35 in. (109.2 x 88.9 cm). Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, Samuel and Mary R. Bancroft Memorial, 1935–28
John A. and Cynthia Fry Gunn Theater
Join us for a two-day symposium on September 29–30 at the Legion of Honor. Scholars will present on the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood and their sources of inspiration and other themes in a thoughtful conclusion to the exhibition, Truth and Beauty: The Pre-Raphaelites and the Old Masters.
Graphic Media-evalism in the (Post-)Pre-Raphaelite Imagination
Bryan C. Keene, Associate Curator, Department of Manuscripts, The J. Paul Getty Museum
The Song Remains the Same: Pre-Raphaelite Reverb in British Rock
Robyn Asleson, Associate Curator, Department of Prints & Drawings and Media Arts, Smithsonian, National Portrait Gallery
Reflections on Reflections: Van Eyck and the Pre-Raphaelites at the National Gallery London
Susan Foister, Deputy Director and Curator of Early Netherlandish, German, and British Paintings, The National Gallery in London, United Kingdom
Two Paintings by John Roddam Spencer Stanhope: a lens into Netherlandish, Early Italian, and Pre-Raphaelite painting techniques
Elise Effman-Clifford, Head of Paintings Conservation, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
This event is free after general museum admission. Theater tickets will be distributed one hour before the presentation at the theater entrance. Seating is first come, first served.
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This symposium is supported by the Amy P. Goldman Foundation and the Samuel H. Kress Foundation.