SCULPTORS AT WAR One Day Conference

The PMSA is pleased to announce their inaugural Annual Conference, Sculptors at War. This One Day Conference has been specially planned to commemorate World War I.

The Conference will be held at The Auditorium, GOETHE INSTITUT, 50 Princes Gate, Exhibition Road, London SW7 on Tuesday 24 March 2015.

Chaired by Dr. Holly Trusted, Senior Curator at the Victoria & Albert Museum, the Conference will explore aspects of the lives of Sculptors at War – professional, physical and psychological – in both the historic and contemporary context.

The Award-winning film by Tony Heaton OBE, Does it Matter? will be shown and followed by his commentary.

Keynote Speaker, Ann Compton:

Taking Stock of Sculptural Practice and the Business of Commemoration c.1918-1930.

Other speakers include:

Dr. Jonathan Black

The War As It Really Was?’ Tenderness and Aggression in the First World War Memorial Sculpture of Charles Sargeant Jagger.

Sarah Crellin

Masks, Memorials and Anniversaries: Thoughts on researching and revisiting Francis Derwent Wood’s Great War Work 1915-2015.

Dr. Ruth Cribb

Joseph Cribb : Conscripted Craftsman.

Dr.Söke Dinkla, Director of the Lehmbruck Museum, Duisberg, Germany

Human Dignity is Inviolable. Anti-War Sculpture from Lehmbruck until Today.

Professor Catherine Moriarty

Collaborations, Rivalries and the Professional Networks of Commemoration in Inter-war Melbourne.

Panel discussions with art-historians and artists including Clare Twomey, Michael Sandle RA , Anna Redwood and Toby Ziegler.


Conference fees: £42.00, or £48.00 including light lunch

PMSA members £32.00, or £38.00 including light lunch

Student/Seniors/ Concessions with card £22.00, or £27.00 including light lunch

To book a place click here

For further details Email:
Tel: 020 7490 5001


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