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London Art Week announces first Symposium - 2 December 2019


The Inaugural London Art Week Winter 2019 Symposium "Conversations on Collecting"
Monday 2 December 2019, 2.30pm-5.30pm
Sainsbury Wing Theatre, The National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, London


Antiques News & Fairs - London Art Week announces first Symposium - 2 December 2019

Charles Beddington Ltd - Antonietta Brandeis (1848-1926), The Island of San Giorgio Maggiore, oil on panel.


In December 2019, London Art Week launches the LAW Winter Symposium, to foster debate and learning among the public, international collectors, members of the art trade and museum professionals. The inaugural Symposium will be held at the Sainsbury Wing Theatre in collaboration with the National Gallery.


Attendance is free, but places must be booked in advance via the London Art Week website. The 2019 Symposium will consist of three panel discussions, with invited panel participants in conversation.

London Art Week announces first Symposium - 2 December 2019

Raccanello LePrince - Iznik style dish, Figli di Giuseppe Cantagalli, Florence, circa 1885.


The following schedule is confirmed:

Welcome and Introduction by Dr Gabriele Finaldi, Director, the National Gallery

1: Returning home: the significance and challenges of exhibitions that reunite historic collections in their original setting

  • Toto Bergamo Rossi, Curator, Domus Grimani; Director, Venetian Heritage Foundation
  • Silvia Davoli, Curator, Lost Treasures of Strawberry Hill; Paul Mellon Research Curator, Strawberry Hill House; Research Assistant, Brasenose College, University of Oxford, Associate Researcher at University of Oxford
  • Thierry Morel, Curator, Houghton Revisited; Director and Curator at Large (Hermitage Museum Foundation USA) and Trustee of the Sir John Soane’s Museum, London
  • Moderator: Thomas Stammers, Assistant Professor (Modern European Cultural History), Department of History, Durham University
London Art Week announces first Symposium - 2 December 2019

Guy Peppiatt Fine Art - George Pyne (1800-1884), Eton College and Windsor Castle by the Thames, Berkshire, 1871, watercolour over pencil heightened with touches of bodycolour.



2: Collecting today: what motivates private collectors and how do they envisage the future of their collections

  • Katrin Bellinger, Collector and Founder, Tavolozza Foundation
  • Claudio Gulli, Curator, Valsecchi collection at Palazzo Butera, Palermo
  • Keir McGuinness, Collector
  • Moderator: Justin Raccanello, LAW participant, specialist dealer in Italian ceramics


3: Changing questions: the role of museums in 2020 and how they can better engage with the public

  • Ketty Gottardo, Martin Halusa Curator of Drawings, The Courtauld Gallery
  • Luke Syson, Director and Marlay Curator, Fitzwilliam Museum, University of Cambridge
  • Nicholas Thomas, Director and Curator, Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Cambridge and a Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge
  • Moderator: Martin Bailey, Journalist
Antiques News & Fairs - London Art Week announces first Symposium - 2 December 2019
 
Trinity Fine Art - Benappi Fine Art; Attilio Piccirilli (1866-1945) and Furio Piccirilli (1868-1949), after designs by Thomas Garner (1839-1906) and Jean Guillemin (1836-?), Three Angels from the Reredos for Saint Paul’s Cathedral, London, 1886-87, marble, 73cm x 40cm.


The afternoon Symposium will follow a lunchtime talk in the same venue, the second LAW has held as part of The National Gallery’s popular public educational programme. Speakers will be Dr Francesca Whitlum-Cooper (National Gallery, Associate Curator of Paintings 1600-1800), Emanuela Tarizzo (Gallery Director, Tomasso Brothers Fine Art, who has recently joined the Board of LAW) and Andrew Fletcher (Sotheby’s, Senior Director, Head of Old Master and British Paintings). The talk will be chaired by the NG’s Dr Susanna Avery Quash, Senior Research Curator (History of Collecting) and will look behind the scenes at the day-to-day life of gallerists, curators and auction house specialists. Places can be booked via www.londonartweek.co.uk

Antiques News & Fairs - London Art Week announces first Symposium - 2 December 2019

Benappi Fine Art - Pseudo-tommaso Salini (active first half of the C17th), Portrait of a Young Man as Bacchus, c1615-1625, oil on canvas.

Journalists are welcome to attend the Symposium and Lunchtime Talk but will need to book a place online via the London Art Week website.




 






News & Fairs Previews

London Art Week announces first Symposium - 2 December 2019


The Inaugural London Art Week Winter 2019 Symposium "Conversations on Collecting"
Monday 2 December 2019, 2.30pm-5.30pm
Sainsbury Wing Theatre, The National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, London


Antiques News & Fairs - London Art Week announces first Symposium - 2 December 2019

Charles Beddington Ltd - Antonietta Brandeis (1848-1926), The Island of San Giorgio Maggiore, oil on panel.


In December 2019, London Art Week launches the LAW Winter Symposium, to foster debate and learning among the public, international collectors, members of the art trade and museum professionals. The inaugural Symposium will be held at the Sainsbury Wing Theatre in collaboration with the National Gallery.


Attendance is free, but places must be booked in advance via the London Art Week website. The 2019 Symposium will consist of three panel discussions, with invited panel participants in conversation.

London Art Week announces first Symposium - 2 December 2019

Raccanello LePrince - Iznik style dish, Figli di Giuseppe Cantagalli, Florence, circa 1885.


The following schedule is confirmed:

Welcome and Introduction by Dr Gabriele Finaldi, Director, the National Gallery

1: Returning home: the significance and challenges of exhibitions that reunite historic collections in their original setting

  • Toto Bergamo Rossi, Curator, Domus Grimani; Director, Venetian Heritage Foundation
  • Silvia Davoli, Curator, Lost Treasures of Strawberry Hill; Paul Mellon Research Curator, Strawberry Hill House; Research Assistant, Brasenose College, University of Oxford, Associate Researcher at University of Oxford
  • Thierry Morel, Curator, Houghton Revisited; Director and Curator at Large (Hermitage Museum Foundation USA) and Trustee of the Sir John Soane’s Museum, London
  • Moderator: Thomas Stammers, Assistant Professor (Modern European Cultural History), Department of History, Durham University
London Art Week announces first Symposium - 2 December 2019

Guy Peppiatt Fine Art - George Pyne (1800-1884), Eton College and Windsor Castle by the Thames, Berkshire, 1871, watercolour over pencil heightened with touches of bodycolour.



2: Collecting today: what motivates private collectors and how do they envisage the future of their collections

  • Katrin Bellinger, Collector and Founder, Tavolozza Foundation
  • Claudio Gulli, Curator, Valsecchi collection at Palazzo Butera, Palermo
  • Keir McGuinness, Collector
  • Moderator: Justin Raccanello, LAW participant, specialist dealer in Italian ceramics


3: Changing questions: the role of museums in 2020 and how they can better engage with the public

  • Ketty Gottardo, Martin Halusa Curator of Drawings, The Courtauld Gallery
  • Luke Syson, Director and Marlay Curator, Fitzwilliam Museum, University of Cambridge
  • Nicholas Thomas, Director and Curator, Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Cambridge and a Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge
  • Moderator: Martin Bailey, Journalist
Antiques News & Fairs - London Art Week announces first Symposium - 2 December 2019
 
Trinity Fine Art - Benappi Fine Art; Attilio Piccirilli (1866-1945) and Furio Piccirilli (1868-1949), after designs by Thomas Garner (1839-1906) and Jean Guillemin (1836-?), Three Angels from the Reredos for Saint Paul’s Cathedral, London, 1886-87, marble, 73cm x 40cm.


The afternoon Symposium will follow a lunchtime talk in the same venue, the second LAW has held as part of The National Gallery’s popular public educational programme. Speakers will be Dr Francesca Whitlum-Cooper (National Gallery, Associate Curator of Paintings 1600-1800), Emanuela Tarizzo (Gallery Director, Tomasso Brothers Fine Art, who has recently joined the Board of LAW) and Andrew Fletcher (Sotheby’s, Senior Director, Head of Old Master and British Paintings). The talk will be chaired by the NG’s Dr Susanna Avery Quash, Senior Research Curator (History of Collecting) and will look behind the scenes at the day-to-day life of gallerists, curators and auction house specialists. Places can be booked via www.londonartweek.co.uk

Antiques News & Fairs - London Art Week announces first Symposium - 2 December 2019

Benappi Fine Art - Pseudo-tommaso Salini (active first half of the C17th), Portrait of a Young Man as Bacchus, c1615-1625, oil on canvas.

Journalists are welcome to attend the Symposium and Lunchtime Talk but will need to book a place online via the London Art Week website.