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Auricular Style: Frames

Research Conference: 5 October - 6 October 2016

Information from the organizer, 26 September 2016

The first international conference dedicated to the Auricular style – to stimulate awareness & study of this important but neglected style by bringing together research in fine & decorative art histories. Twenty eminent speakers from Europe, UK & USA will consider the origins & development of the Auricular style in different materials, including silver, wood, stucco, leather, & stone. They will examine the influence of prints, drawings, & the style’s dissemination between European centres in Bohemia, Germany, Italy, France, the Netherlands, & Britain. Posters will be presented on plasterwork, F. O. Salisbury, & a Sunderland frame from Althorp.

Programme: please visit the conference’s website to view the two-day programme

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Ticket prices (including Eventbrite’s commission): £110 regular, £100 Icon members, £55 students (ID to be shown at conference). If you do not wish your email address to be included in the Delegates list, please contact the event coordinator

Convenors: Gerry Alabone (National Trust / City & Guilds of London Art School) & Lynn Roberts (The Frame Blog) in association with the Institute of Conservation (Gilding & Decorative Surfaces Group).

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