CONFERENCE REPORT – VISIONS OF THE NORTH: REINVENTING THE GERMANIC ‘NORTH’ IN NINETEENTH-CENTURY ART AND VISUAL CULTURE IN BRITAIN AND THE LOW COUNTRIES BY DR VALENTINA GOSETTI

Great event, fascinating topic.

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Dr Valentina Gosetti’s excellent conference report on ‘Visions of the North’ circulated via ‘Dix-Neuf. Dix-Neuf is the discussion list of the Society of Dix-Neuviémistes: https://uksdn.wordpress.com
Conference Report
 
Visions of the North:
Reinventing the Germanic ‘North’ in Nineteenth-Century Art and
 Visual Culture in Britain and the Low Countries
 
One-day International Conference
 
Compton Verney Museum, Warwickshire, UK
17 June 2016
 
Convenors: Professor Juliet Simpson, Coventry University; Dr. Susanna Avery-Quash, The National Gallery, London; Dr. Jeanne Nuechterlein, University of York; Professor Marjan Sterckx, Ghent University
 
In the wonderful surroundings of Compton Verney, this one-day conference provided all its participants with the chance to discuss and explore the ever-changing meanings of early Germanic and Netherlandish art, as seen through the prism of nineteenth-century art and visual culture in Britain and the Low Countries. The introductory note by Professor Juliet Simpson, entitled ‘Travelling North: Nineteenth-Century Art – Germanic Identities and…

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