Truth & Beauty: The Pre-Raphaelites and the Old Masters Symposia
Dante Gabriel Rossetti, "Beata Beatrix", 1871/1872. Oil on canvas, 34 7/16 x 27 1/4 in. (87.5 x 69.3 cm). Charles L. Hutchinson Collection, 1925.722. The Art Institute of Chicago. Image: The Art Institute of Chicago / Art Resource, NY
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.
Evelyn De Morgan: Betraying the Brotherhood’s Beauty
Sarah Hardy, Curator, De Morgan Foundation
Truth and Beauty After William Morris
Imogen Hart, Assistant Adjunct Professor, Department of History of Art, University of California, Berkeley
Neo-Victorianism: The Pre-Raphaelites in New Worlds
Margaret Stetz, Mae and Robert Carter Professor, Women and Gender Studies, University of Delaware
Relevance and Responsibility: Presenting the Pre-Raphaelites in the age of #MeToo and #BlackLivesMatter
Margaretta Frederick, Annette Woolard-Provine Curator of the Bancroft Collection, Delaware Art Museum
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.