Away with the Faeries!

 Tinkerbell%20Froud%20websized_tcm46-224400A one-day symposium in conjunction with IBIS (Imaginative Book Illustration Society) to accompany the exhibition at Southampton City Art Gallery (22nd June to 13th September 2009) The Truth About Faeries: From A Midsummer Night’s Dream to Lord of the Rings, curated by Anne Anderson Southampton City Art Gallery, Civic Centre, Southampton SO14  7LP.
Lecture Theatre, 5th September 2009, 10.15-3.30

 10.15-10.30 Welcome and Introduction, Anne Anderson, curator

10.30-11.30 Nicola Bown, (author of Fairies in Nineteenth-Century Art and Literature (Cambridge University Press, 2001) Faeries in British CultureVictorian Fairy Painting

11.30-12.30 Rupert Maas, expert on Victorian painting.

LUNCH (not provided)

1.30-2.30 Geoffrey Beare (IBIS)The Golden Age; Faerie Illustrators of the early 20th century

2.30-3.30 Peter Nahum, expert on Victorian and Modern British painting.The Lord of the Rings: Trolls, Goblins and Gollum

Tickets are £26. For further information please contact or Anne Anderson, 02380694385 More information about the exhibition is available at the Southampton City Art Gallery website.


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