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2012 Duldig Lecture: "Modelling liberty Clay sculptures in the prisons of the French Revolution"  [02/06/2012 - 02/06/2012]


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This lecture is associated with the 2012 Melbourne Winter Masterpieces exhibition "Napoleon: Revolution to Empire". Sophie Matthiesson, curator and art historian of the French Revolution presents a little-known body of aesthetic artefacts from the French Revolution and examines it, for the first time, in terms of its wider significance. This lecture focuses on a group of highly accomplished clay sculptures modelled by artists imprisoned during the Terror and asks three questions: Who made them? How were they made? Why were they made?
 
The event is free.
 
When:
2 June 2012, at 3pm
 
Where:
Clemenger BBDO Auditorium
NGV International
180 St Kilda Road
Melbourne
VIC 3000
Australia
 
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 Language
English

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