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Uncomfortable Art Tour: National Portrait Gallery
Picturing Power: Imperial Subjects from Elizabeth to Victoria – Uncomfortable Art Tours are exactly what they sound like.
In a country that’s repeatedly failed to come to terms with its colonial past, led by politicians who seem to think the past is the future, we seek to resist triumphalist nostalgia with art history. How did the narratives of Empire come into being? Who controls them?
These tours focus on how major institutions came into being against a backdrop of imperialism. We’ll unravel the role colonialism played in shaping and funding these collections, looking at the broader material history of celebrated works. The history of British art is also the history of empire and genocide, written by collectors who traded in landscapes and lives.
Uncomfortable Art Tour: National Portrait Gallery will be held Sunday 13th January 2019.
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