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The Burlington Contemporary Art Writing Prize seeks to discover talented young writers on contemporary art, with the winner receiving £1,000 and the opportunity to publish a review of a contemporary art exhibition in The Burlington Magazine. Since its founding in 1903, The Burlington Magazine has always considered the art of the present to be as worthy of study as the art of the past. The Burlington Contemporary Art Writing Prize advances our commitment to the study of contemporary art by encouraging aspiring young writers to engage critically with its forms and concepts. The Prize promotes clear, concise and well-structured writing that is able to navigate sophisticated ideas without recourse to over-complex language. Deadline 31st March 2019 £1,000 prize If you have any enquiries about the Writing Prize, please contact editorial@burlington.org.uk. For more information visit: www.burlington.org.uk The judges for the 2019 edition of the prize are Andrea Fraser and Sir Nicholas Serota.  Andrea Fraser is an artist, writer and researcher best known for her foundational work in the area of institutional critique. She has exhibited internationally, including survey exhibitions at the Museum Ludwig, Cologne (2013), the Museum der Moderne, Salzburg (2015), and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Barcelona (2016). She is currently Professor, Interdisciplinary Studio Area Head and Chair of the Department of Art at the University of California, Los Angeles. Her most recent research project, which culminated in the book 2016 in Museums, Money, and Politics investigates the links between museum funding and political donations. Nicholas Serota is Chair of Arts Council England and a member of the Board of the BBC. He was Director of Tate from 1988 to 2017.  During this period Tate opened Tate St Ives (1993) and Tate Modern (2000 and extension 2016), redefining the Millbank building as Tate Britain (2000). Between 1976 and 1988 he was Director of the Whitechapel Art Gallery. In recent years he has curated or co-curated exhibitions of Donald Judd, Howard Hodgkin, Cy Twombly and Gerhard Richter. Submission Requirements Contenders – who must be no older than 35 years of age on 31st March 2019 and have published no more than six exhibition reviews – should submit one unpublished review of a contemporary art exhibition, no more than 1,000 words in length with up to three low-resolution images. ‘Contemporary’ is defined as art produced since 2000. The submitted review must be written in English (although the art considered may be international) and emailed as a Word document, clearly stating the name, age, country of residence and occupation of the writer, to editorial@burlington.org.uk

 

The Burlington Magazine is seeking submissions of articles presenting new research on any aspect or period of the arts of Asia. Articles, which should be no longer than 5,000 words, should be submitted to editorial@burlington.org.uk. There is no deadline.

Articles published in the magazine are peer reviewed. For a full set of submission guidelines, please see our website: submit-an-article.

Potential contributors are encouraged to discuss their proposal with the Editor in advance of submission: mhall@burlington.org.uk

Joint conference of the Medieval Pottery Research Group and the Society for Post-Medieval Archaeology, at Mortimer Wheeler House, London. It will focus on technological, stylistic and functional advances introduced into potteries across the United Kingdom from the 11th century to the present day. Expressions of interest with a brief summary (up to 200 words) for papers up to 30 minutes long (including questions) should be sent by 1 May 2019 to ceramic.innovation@spma.org.uk.

For further details, visit

http://www.spma.org.uk/events/ceramic-innovation/?utm_source=Salon+Subscribers&utm_campaign=f7e0176f21-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_07_02_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_c0cb6b55f1-f7e0176f21-40172489 

A study day at the Art Workers’ Guild, London, organised by The Victorian Society to coincide with National Cemeteries Week 2019, organised by the National Federation of Cemetery Friends (www.cemeteryfriends.com).

 

For full details go to https://www.victoriansociety.org.uk/events/1997-study-day-great-gardens-of-death-urban-cemeteries-of-the-nineteenth-century-in-england 

18 May 2019

The case of Leo Nardus (1868-1955): reconstructing the remarkable career of a major yet forgotten dealer in Old Masters by Esmée Quodbach (Assistant Director and Editor-in-Chief, Center for the History of Collecting, The Frick Collection).

The History of Collecting seminar series was established as part of the Wallace Collection’s commitment to the research and study of the history of collections and collecting, especially in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries in Paris and London. The seminars are free, no bookings required. To join the History of Collecting mailing list and receive updates on the future programme, please email your interest to collection@wallacecollection.org

25 March 2019

 

An evening at the Courtuald Institute of pop-up talks, performances and making activities that explore art and its history. It includes lightning talks, interactive activities and performances led by art world professionals, academics, creative influencers and performers. There will be pop-up bars and food trucks in the courtyard. Res | Fest 19 is free, but booking is essential due to extremely high demand.

https://courtauld.ac.uk/research/res-fest/res-fest-19

 

26 April 2019

A symposium held in conjunction with the exhibition 'Innovation in stone: medieval stone sculpture from the Van Horne Collection'. It will be followed by a drinks receptions and the opening of the exhibition in the gallery, Sam Fogg, 15D Clifford Street, London W1.

To book, go to https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/innovation-in-stone-sculpture-from-the-van-horne-collection-tickets-56122060594?utm_campaign=new_event_email&utm_medium=email&utm_source=eb_email&utm_term=viewmyevent_button

26 April 2019

'The Formation of Renaissance Taste in Early Victorian Britain: The Second Duke and Duchess of Sutherland as Collectors of Florentine Copies'.

 

Giuseppe Rizzo, a PhD candidate at the Rupert-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, Germany, speaks in a series of free Seminars on the History of Collecting, in the Wallace Collection.

 

For full details, together with a list of the lectures in this series, visit:https://www.wallacecollection.org/whats-on/seminar-in-the-history-of-collecting-8/

 

29 April 2019

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