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Perspectives: 'Artist: Unknown'

25 Jul 2019

Event times

1.15pm (30 mins)

Cost of entry

FREE, booking recommended

Kettle's Yard

Cambridge, United Kingdom

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Inspired by the 'Artist: Unknown' exhibition, conservator Rupert Featherstone (Director, Hamilton Kerr Institute) gives a short talk about the ways modern analysis can uncover hidden secrets in artworks.

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Taking inspiration from the Artist: Unknown exhibition, conservator Rupert Featherstone, Director of the Hamilton Kerr Institute, will give a short talk in the Ede Room.

Analysis can provide the key to understanding the creative process, context, and even the identity of an artist. Join us to learn about the ways modern analysis can uncover hidden secrets in artworks.

FREE, booking recommended

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Please come to the information desk on arrival to Kettle’s Yard.

About Artist: Unknown

From the ancient to the contemporary – whether in a museum, book or auction house – the way we engage with art has revolved around the cult of the individual. But what happens when we don’t know who made something?

Artist: Unknown takes this question as its focus, bringing together for the first time an extraordinary selection of anonymous art and artefacts from the University of Cambridge’s renowned museums and collections.

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