Stripping Back to Sharpen the Senses: A Holy Face and a Waterfall Vase
Artists can engage our senses by deliberately focusing on an artificial, pared down approach. Eleanor and Yayoi explore such artistic intention through a seventeenth-century painting from Spain, and a twentieth- century vase from Japan.
Date: 21 May 2019, 12:30 (Tuesday, 4th week, Trinity 2019)
Venue: Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont Street OX1 2PH
Venue Details: Floor 2, Gallery 46
Speakers: Eleanor Townsend (History of Art), Yayoi Teramoto Kimura (Computational Neuroscience)
Organising department: Ashmolean Museum
Part of: Ashmolean Museum Gallery Talks - Talking Sense
Booking required?: Not required
Cost: Free
Audience: Public
Editor: Laura Spence