Type : Appel à communication
Date limite de l’appel : 1er mai 2017
Date de la manifestation : 2 octobre 2017
Lieu : Ecosse, The Hunterian, University of Glasgow, Scotland/ Mount Stuart, Isle of Bute.
Art of Power: The 3rd Earl of Bute, Politics and Collecting in Enlightenment Britain
In 2017, the Mount Stuart Trust and The Hunterian Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, will host a major exhibition merging art, biography, politics and cultural history. « Art of Power: Masterpieces from the Bute Collection » uncovers the fascinating Enlightenment figure, John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute (1713-1792), and his collection of rarely-seen masterpieces.
The Bute Collection was largely formed in the eighteenth century by John Stuart, the first Scottish-born Prime Minister and ‘favourite’ of George III. A three-day symposium, inspired by themes explored in the exhibition, seeks to bring together established and early career scholars from different faculties and professional backgrounds to discuss the dynamic interplay between art, politics and collecting so evident in the life of the 3rd Earl of Bute. Continuer la lecture