Irish Museum of Modern Art and the Department of the History of Art and Architecture, Trinity College Dublin & TRIARC
IMMA Collection: Freud Project and the Department of the History of Art and Architecture (TCD) & TRIARC
EARLY CALL FOR PAPERS
Lucian Freud in Ireland
In the context of the loan of works by Lucian Freud to the Collection of the Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA) for a five year period, IMMA Collection: Freud Project and the Department of the History of Art and Architecture (TCD) &TRIARC are undertaking a joint research programme to encourage critical investigations into the work of this important twentieth century artist.
IMMA Collection: Freud Project includes some of Freud’s most remarkable and memorable works and the project seeks to encourage new thinking about Freud’s relationship to Ireland and about the role and identity of the IMMA Collection. It will be accompanied by a full programme of research, learning programmes, artists’ commissions and related exhibitions.
IMMA Collection: Freud Project and the Department of the History of Art and Architecture (TCD)& TRIARC are jointly issuing an early call for papers from academics, critics, practitioners and postgraduate researchers, including practice-based researchers, for a symposium that will take place in the Spring of 2018.
Suggested themes include:
Freud in Ireland:
- Freud and Irish writing and writers
- Freud’s time in Ireland
- Freud on Irish art and artists
- Freud and WB and Jack Yeats
- Freud and modernism in Ireland
Freud and the contemporary
Freud and the historical
Freud and portraiture
Freud and the body
Freud and the psychological
Freud / Bacon / Auerbach
Freud and legacy
Freud and the role of painting
The artist’s gaze
The artist and subject
Critical receptions of Freud
Paper contributions should be 20 minutes maximum.
A selection of papers may be compiled into an online publication.
To make a proposal please send:
- an abstract with title – max 250 words
- a short biography which includes: presenter’s name, institutional affiliation / research project (if relevant) and contact details - max 200 words
Deadline for abstracts: 30 April 2017
Please send your abstracts by 30 April 2017 to: firstname.lastname@example.org
For further information please contact:
Lisa Moran, Curator: Engagement and Learning Programmes
t: + 353 1 612 9912
Lisa Moran, Curator: Engagement and Learning, Irish Museum of Modern Art