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Curator's Perspective

Date: Saturday 1 April 2017 and Saturday 17 June 2017
Time:12.00pm (April) and 11.00am (June)
Venue: NGV International, 180 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne VIC 3006

FREE ENTRY

Speaker

Dr Angela Hesson, Curatorial Research Fellow, ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions, The University of Melbourne

While popular conceptions of love tend frequently to focus upon romantic love, the exhibition 'Love: Art of Emotion 1400‒1800' explores love’s varied manifestations across the realms of human experience ‒ familial relationships, religious devotion, friendship, altruism, patriotism, narcissism, materialism and nostalgia. Discover more about this exhibition and the expression of love in art in talks by the exhibition curator Dr Angela Hesson.


Image: Master of the Stories of Helen, Antonio Vivarini (studio of), The Garden of Love (c.1465‒1470), National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Felton Bequest, 1948, 1827‒4.