The Art of the Sublime

ISBN 978-1-84976-387-5

‘The Sublime in Crisis? New Perspectives on the Sublime in British Visual Culture 1760–1900’, 14–15 September 2009, Clore Auditorium, Tate Britain

This two-day conference looked at the concept of the sublime across both the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, with the idea of mapping points of difference and continuity. Subjects included theories of the sublime, the animal sublime, psychiatry, travel, war, symbolism and theology.

How to cite

‘‘The Sublime in Crisis? New Perspectives on the Sublime in British Visual Culture 1760–1900’, 14–15 September 2009, Clore Auditorium, Tate Britain’, in Nigel Llewellyn and Christine Riding (eds.), The Art of the Sublime, Tate Research Publication, January 2013, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/the-sublime/the-sublime-in-crisis-new-perspectives-on-the-sublime-in-british-visual-culture-1760-1900-r1141373, accessed 29 September 2016.