Past Events

Autumn 2005: Research Seminars


  • 12 October to 30 November 2005
  • 6:00 – 7:30 pm
  • Public Study Room, Paul Mellon Centre
Man playing harp with two women in classical dress

Albert Joseph Moore, A Musician, circa 1867, oil on canvas

Digital image courtesy of Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund, B1980.7

This autumn the Paul Mellon Centre will be running its fourth annual programme of research seminars in British art and architectural history.

The seminars provide an opportunity for those who have held Senior Fellowships to air the new ideas they have been working on during their tenure. They also provide an opportunity for oyunger scholars who have either held Postdoctoral Fellowships or who are engaged in doctoral research work in British art and architectural history at Yale University to share their ideas with a British audience.

12 October

David Hansen, 'John Glover'

19 October

Liz Prettejohn, 'Art for Art's Sake'

26 October

Richard Johns, 'James Thornhill's Country Patrons'

2 November

Nigel Aston, 'Popery, Politics and Painting: the Royal Academy and the St Paul's Cathederal Redecorative Scheme of 1773'

9 November

Helen Price, 'Graphic Satire and the Portrait Print in Seventeenth-Century England'

16 November

Vic Gatrell, 'Men, Sex, and Caricature in London, 1770-1830'

23 November

William L. Pressly, 'James Barry's Murals at the Royal Society of Arts'