Tate St Ives Talk

Frances Spalding on Virginia Woolf Evening Talk

Margaret Mellis, ‘Blue Anemone’ 1957
Margaret Mellis, Blue Anemone 1957. Tate. © The estate of Margaret Mellis

Evening lecture to inform and expand on the themes of Virginia Woolf: An Exhibition Inspired by her Writings

Frances Spalding, respected authority on the life and influence of Virginia Woolf, will deliver this lecture to complement the current exhibition which features over 200 works of art in four sections - Landscape and Place, Performing Identity, Still Life and the Home and The Private Self.

Frances Spalding is an art historian, critic and biographer with a specialist interest in twentieth-century British art. She is Emeritus Fellow of Clare Hall, Cambridge and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, an Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Art and in 2005 was made a Companion of the British Empire for Services to Literature. Spalding’s recent work includes Virginia Woolf, Art Life and Vision and The Illustrated Letters of Virginia Woolf, published by The National Trust.

This lecture is generously programmed with and supported by The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art.

This talk is part of the Virginia Woolf: Art and Ideas Conference, taking place 27 - 29 April (rescheduled from March).

Tate St Ives

Porthmeor Beach
St Ives
Cornwall TR26 1TG
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Date & Time

27 April 2018 at 18.30–20.00

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