This is (not) a masterpiece: Challenging and re-defining the artistic canon
Girl with a pearl earring and other treasures from the Mauritshuis Museum (Netherlands)
How do the preservation and restoration of artworks determine the course of art history?
The spirit of Versailles: Contemporary art at the Palace
What does ‘avant-garde’ mean for the art historian?
Gamekeeper turned poacher: From art historian to artist
Can art history help define civilisations?
Ancient Egypt: The faces that defined a civilisation
Building on the success of the festival’s first edition in February 2014, View returns for a weekend of debates, conversations, talks, exclusive museum tours, film screenings, student presentations, a special workshop for kids and an art book fair to explore the multiple facets of art history around three main themes:
with personalities from Florence’s top museums, Berlin’s Egyptian Museum, the National Museum of Denmark, The Hague’s Mauritshuis, France’s Musée Picasso, Musée d’Orsay and Palace of Versailles, Tate Modern, the National Gallery, the Royal Academy, the V&A, and many more (including artist Jeremy Deller and mythographer Marina Warner).
Book now for the debates, conversations and films – all the talks and the student presentations are free to attend (places will be allocated on the day on a first come, first served basis)!
All events in English – Download the full programme