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Art, antiquity and archeology in Alma-Tadema’s The sculpture gallery

Symposium: 27 September 2008

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27 September, Saturday, 1:30-5:00 P.M.
Arthur M. Loew Auditorium


Welcome and opening remarks
Brian Kennedy, Director, Hood Museum of Art

The conception, execution and interpretation of The sculpture gallery
T. Barton Thurber, Curator of European Art, Hood Museum of Art

“Imitation-Greek articles of virtue”: commerce and the classics in high-Victorian England
Alice Jenkins, Senior Lecturer in English, University of Glasgow


Angela Rosenthal, Associate Professor, Department of Art History, Dartmouth College


“Painting breathing life into sculpture”: bringing archeology and antiquity to life
Genevieve Liveley, Lecturer of Classics and Ancient History, University of Bristol

Antiquity and the reanimation of sculpture in late-Victorian Britain
David J. Getsy, Goldabelle McComb Finn Distinguished Associate Professor of Art History, School of the Art Institute of Chicago


Pramit Chaudhuri, Assistant Professor, Department of Classics, Dartmouth College


The Leslie Center for the Humanities in collaboration with the Hood Museum of Art

Related event

Exhibition Alma-Tadema and antiquity: imagining classical sculpture in late-nineteenth-century Britain, Hanover, New Hampshire (Hood Museum of Art), 28 June-28 September 2008