An Evening about Art and Race

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An Evening about Art and Race

The Courtauld Institute of Art, Vernon Square, Penton Rise, King’s Cross, London

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  • Tuesday 11 June 2019
    PLEASE NOTE: This Date Has Passed
    5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

    Research Forum Seminar Room, The Courtauld Institute of Art, Vernon Square, Penton Rise, King’s Cross, London, WC1X 9EW

Organised by

  • Prof Katie Scott - The Courtauld Institute of Art
  • Dr Esther Chadwick - The Courtauld Institute of Art
An Evening about Art and Race

launching L’Art et la Race: L’Africain (tout) contre l’oeil des Lumières

The Courtauld Institute invites you to:

A round-table to celebrate the publication of Anne Lafont’s major new book

 L’Art et la Race: L’Africain (tout) contre l’oeil des Lumières (2019)

and to mark the exhibition of Le Modèle noir at the Musée d’Orsay, Paris.

The book will be launched by Dr Mechthild Fend (UCL) and Dr Esther Chadwick (Courtauld), followed by conversation between Professor Lafont (EHESS), Professor David Bindman (UCL) and Sam McGuire (Tate) about the staging of the exhibition.

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