This conference marks the end of Tate’s Art School Educated, a five-year research project investigating the impact of art education on artistic production from the 1960s to the present day and its relationship to the wider themes of education, culture and society. The project has identified the decisive curriculum reforms of the major London art schools and asked how the curricula that were adopted relate to the output of the artists whose work is represented in Tate’s collection.
The Art School Educated team will reflect on their findings with invited speakers this two-day conference.
Thursday 11 September
14.15: Opening words/housekeeping (NL)
14.25: Structures: History and Architecture
Nigel Llewellyn and Lucy Howarth
16.00–18.00: Panel 1: Art School Education and the Image of the Artist
Alex Massouras will be leading this session and presenting papers with Andrew Brighton, Antony Donaldson, Jennie Syson.
18.00–19.30: Drinks reception at Tate
From 20.00: Speakers dinner
Friday 12 September
10.00–12.30: Panel 2: Drawing and the Life Room
Hester Westley will be leading this session and presenting papers with Kelly Chorpening, Eleanor Crook, Eileen Hogan and Anita Taylor.
13.15–15.15: Panel 3: The Changing Curriculum
Beth Williamson and Elena Crippa will be leading this session and presenting papers with Kate Aspinall, Richard Yeomans and Hilary Robinson.
15.35–16.50: Panel 4 Structural Dilemmas: Art Schools and the FE/HE System
Victoria Walsh will be leading this session and presenting a paper alongside Juan Cruz and Bruce Brown.
16.50–17.00: Leave auditorium