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: 20 June 2019, 12:30 (Thursday, 8th week, Trinity 2019)
Venue: Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont Street OX1 2PH
Venue Details: Meet in Gallery 46 (Floor 2)
Speakers: Eleanor Townsend (University of Oxford), Yayoi Teramoto Kimura (University of Oxford)
Organising department: The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH)
Organisers: Hugo Shakeshaft (University of Oxford), Helena Guzik (University of Oxford)
Part of: Talking Sense Gallery Talks
Topics: Painting, Spanish, Ceramic sculpture, Japanese, Twentieth century, Senses and sensation, Seventeenth century
Booking required?: Not required
Audience: Public
Editor: Helena Guzik