Joseph Mallord William Turner, 'Shade and Darkness - the Evening of the Deluge' exhibited 1843

Joseph Mallord William Turner
Shade and Darkness - the Evening of the Deluge exhibited 1843
Oil on canvas
support: 787 x 781 mm frame: 1035 x 1035 x 115 mm
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856

The Sublime in Crisis: New Perspectives on the Sublime in British Visual Culture 1760–1900 – Day 1, Part 1

The Sublime in Crisis: New Perspectives on the Sublime in British Visual Culture 1760–1900 – Day 1, Part 2

The Sublime in Crisis: New Perspectives on the Sublime in British Visual Culture 1760–1900 – Day 2, Part 1

The Sublime in Crisis: New Perspectives on the Sublime in British Visual Culture 1760–1900 – Day 2, Part 2

A two-day conference on the concept of the Sublime across both the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries with the idea of mapping points of difference and continuity. Subjects include theories of the sublime, the animal sublime, psychiatry, travel, war, symbolism and theology.

Speakers

Sandra Adler (English Heritage) Diana Donald (Independent Scholar) Carol Jacobi (National Portrait Gallery) Sarah Monks (University of York) Charlotte Purkis (University of Winchester) Ben Quash (King’s College London) Aris Sarafianos (University of Manchester) Philip Shaw (University of Leicester) Philippa Simpson (Courtauld Institute) Nicholas Tromans (Kingston University) Hilary Underwood (University of Surrey)

Convenors

Christine Riding (Tate) Alison Smith (Tate)