Gallery Talk Saturday, January 26, 3 pm Grey Art Gallery, 100 Washington Square East (between Waverly Place and Washington Place) Mary Griffiths, Curator of Modern Art at the Whitworth Art Gallery, will lead visitors through the exhibition, discussing the development of the gallery’s collection and sharing her insights into the artists and their work.
Picturing the Picturesque: Views of the English Landscape in the Age of Romanticism Tuesday, November 20 The Bard Graduate Center, 18 West 86th Street 5 pm private viewing of the exhibition William Beckford: An Eye for the Magnificent 6 pm presentations and discussion 7:30 pm book-signing reception Panel discussion with Alexander Marr, author […]
Ancient and Modern: The Whitworth Art Gallery Tuesday, November 13, 7 pm New York University Main Building, Room 300 (enter at 32 Waverly Place) In a lecture, Alistair Smith, Director of the Whitworth Art Gallery, will enlarge on the themes of Pastoral to Postindustrial through an exploration of the great range of the Gallery’s […]
Shifting Literary Landscapes: Modern British Books from The Fales Library On view November 13, 2001–January 26, 2002 The Fales Library, Bobst Library, Third Floor, New York University, 70 Washington Square South This selection of rare items from The Fales Library and Special Collections at New York University will feature an array of British texts […]
William Beckford, 1760-1844: An Eye for the Magnificent On view October 18, 2001–January 6, 2002 The Bard Graduate Center, 18 West 86th Street William Beckford is best remembered as the owner of Fonthill Abbey, his fabled residence, and the author of Vathek, a sensational semiautobiographical Gothic novel. This exhibition at The Bard Graduate Center […]