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Uncomfortable Art Tour: Lewis and Orientalism

Uncomfortable Art Tour: Lewis and Orientalism

Sunday 15 September, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm & 3pm

£5 | Friends £4.50

 

What do the works of John Frederick Lewis (pg. 1) tell us about Victorian notions of empire? How do we interpret his work in a post-colonial context? Join art historian and museum educator, Alice Procter, for a series of exclusive exhibition tours examining issues of empire, race and historical narrative in the work of John Frederick Lewis. Hear more about the wider context of Orientalist painting and learn about the reception of these works in museum collections today.

 

Part of Heritage Open Day.

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Uncomfortable Art Tour: Lewis and Orientalism

Sunday 15 September, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm & 3pm

£5 | Friends £4.50

 

What do the works of John Frederick Lewis (pg. 1) tell us about Victorian notions of empire? How do we interpret his work in a post-colonial context? Join art historian and museum educator, Alice Procter, for a series of exclusive exhibition tours examining issues of empire, race and historical narrative in the work of John Frederick Lewis. Hear more about the wider context of Orientalist painting and learn about the reception of these works in museum collections today.

 

Part of Heritage Open Day.

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