Modern Classicisms Workshop at KCL

Monday 16 October 2017

MODERN CLASSICISMS opening workshop: 10 November, King’s College London

King’s College London and the Courtauld Institute of Art warmly invite you to the opening ‘Modern Classicisms’ workshop.

‘Modern Classicisms: Classical Art and Contemporary Artists in Dialogue’
Date: Friday 10 November (9:30am – 6:30pm)
Location: Great Hall, King’s College London, Strand, WC2R 2LS 

The workshop examines the legacy of classical art from the perspective of contemporary artistic practice. It launches a larger project at King’s, including a major exhibition at Bush House (2 March – 30 April 2018). Further information can be found at

The event will be structured around a range of thematic sessions – each opened with a short intervention, followed by a panel response and group discussion. Speakers include not only classicists and art historians, but also curators, critics, journalists and artists. 

Confirmed panellists include: Dalya Alberge, Ruth Allen, Tiphaine Besnard, Bruce Boucher, James Cahill, Léo Caillard, Michael Craig-Martin, Donatien Grau, Charlotte Higgins, Brooke Holmes, Nick Hornby, Jessica Hughes, Patrick Kelley, Polina Kosmadaki, Christopher Le Brun, Christian Levett, Simon Martin, Minna Moore-Ede, Robin Osborne, Christodoulos Panayiotou, Elizabeth Prettejohn, Marc Quinn, Mary Reid Kelley, Alexandre Singh, Michael Squire, Caroline Vout and Sarah Wilson.

This is an open event, and all are very welcome: pre-registration is required, and early booking is recommended ( )