Talks programme: Revisiting Modern British Art

This autumn we are delighted to be working with galleries, collections and museums across the UK to present a series of talks marking the publication of our new book, Revisiting Modern British Art (Lund Humphries).

The Women’s Art Collection, Murray Edwards College, Cambridge
Friday 28 October 2022, 18:30 – 20:30
Join us for a panel discussion on the legacy of Modern British art and the influences between generations of women artists from the twentieth century to the present day.
Speakers: Anna Liber Lewis (artist), Bianca Chu (researcher, advisor to the Kim Lim Estate), Naomi Polonsky (Associate Curator, The Women’s Art Collection), chaired by Jo Baring (Director, Ingram Collection)
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Cedars Hall, Wells (with livestream)
Friday 11 November 2022, 19:00 – 21:00
Jo Baring will be in conversation with artist Olivia Bax, a former studio assistant to Sir Anthony Caro. Jo and Olivia will discuss the influence and enduring impact of the art made in Britain in the 20th century, debate the new ways in which we can look at modern British art and consider the legacy of artists such as Caro on Bax’s own sculptural practice.
Further details and booking information here

Sotheby’s London
Sunday 20 November 2022, from 13:00
Join Alayo Akinkugbe, Simon Martin, Hammad Nasar,  James Russell & Tamsin Golding Yee for two panel discussions:
Artistic Britishness? Exploring Nationality and Race in Modern British Art moderated by Jo Baring
A Sense of Place in Modern British Art moderated by Frances Christie
Further details and booking information here

Pallant House Gallery, Chichester
Thursday 24 November 2022, 18:00 – 19:00
Conversation: Revisiting Modern British Art
Join Pallant Director Simon Martin, Jo Baring and Dr. Alexandra Harris for a wide ranging panel discussion covering topics such as Neo-Romanticism, Surrealism, gender and sexuality.
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Towner Eastbourne
Friday 25 November 2022, 18:00 – 20:00
Behind the Scenes of the Museum: This talk which will focus on collectors and collecting, specifically looking at those who have impacted on public collections like Towner’s, including Lucy Wertheim and William Gear, and explore how specific artists, such as Eric Ravilious, come to provide a focal point for a collection. Jo Baring will be joined by Sara Cooper, Head of Collections & Exhibitions, Towner Eastbourne, and the author, curator and Ravilious specialist, James Russell.
Further details and booking information here

The Lightbox, Woking
Thursday 8 December 2022, 19:00 – 20:00
Back to the Future: Modern British Art Revisited
Join curator and writer, Natalie Rudd, as she traces the influence of modern British art on contemporary practice.
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Books will available to purchase at all events.