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Common Hour with Pamela Fletcher, Associate Professor of Art

  • 9/20/2013 | 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
  • Location: Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium
  • Event Type: Common Hour

Common Hour with Pamela Fletcher, Associate Professor of Art "Mawkish, sentimental, and trite"; Or, Why Do Art Critics Hate Victorian Painting?

Pamela Fletcher's research and teaching center on Victorian and Edwardian painting, with a focus on questions of narrative, sentiment and play in the context of nineteenth-century exhibition culture. She is the author of Narrating Modernity: The British Problem Picture 1895-1914 (Ashgate, 2003) and the co-editor (with Anne Helmreich) of The Rise of the Modern Art Market in London 1850-1939 (Manchester University Press, 2011).

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