Painting/Looking symposium

Painting/looking Symposium

The Collection, Lincoln — 16th April 

Painting/looking, a symposium to accompany the (detail) exhibition, currently on show at The Usher Gallery until 19th April. 

 The Painting/looking symposium aims to explore the diverse approaches to examining paintings by bringing together artists, curators and academics in order to advocate distinctive standpoints and positions.

The content of the papers which will be delivered ranges from a consideration of the feelings that a position of unfamiliarity and incomprehension can provoke, to exploring how different paint types can offer different types of narrative.The symposium will include a late lunch and a private view of the international touring exhibition, (detail).

Speakers: Professor Beth Harland, Dr Richard Davey and Iain Andrews, Dr Catherine Ferguson, Ann Bukantas, Andrew Bracey