Sense-Perception (Leeds, 29 Nov 19)

Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, November 29, 2019

Sense – Perception: Sculpture, Drawing and the Influence of Classicism

Friday 29 November, 10am–6.30pm

10am Registration and Coffee

10.20am Welcome and Introduction
Kirstie Gregory (Henry Moore Institute)
and Dr Hannah Higham (Henry Moore Foundation)

Session 1: Picturing Sculpture
Chair: Katherine Stout (Focal Point Gallery)

John Damastra (Williams College, Massachusetts)
‘Picasso’s Vollard Suite and the Dematerialisation of Classical Sculpture’

Deanna Petherbridge (The Warburg Institute)
‘Allington and Moore: Framing the Sculptural within the Pictorial’

Jana La Brasca (University of Texas, Austin)
‘From 2- to 3-D and Back Again: Alice Aycock’s Project for a Circular Building with Narrow Ledges for Walking (1976)’

Followed by Panel Discussion

Introduction to the exhibition Edward Allington: Things Unsaid
by curator Judith Winter (Gray’s School of Art)

Lunch and opportunity to view Edward Allington: Things Unsaid

Session 2: The Consequences of Classical Categorisation in a Digital World
Chair: Dr Cadence Kinsey (University College London)

Kitty Brandon-James (The British Higher School of Art and Design, Moscow)
‘Disrupting the Hierarchy of the Senses and Resisting Fragmentation’

Dai Roberts (Henry Moore Foundation)
‘Senses Feedback: Can we create some wiggle room in our sensory perception to momentarily glimpse the ideal forms?’

Followed by Panel Discussion

3pm Tea and coffee served

3.30pm Artist’s Lecture: Charles Avery

4.30-6pm Wine Reception

11/12 October: £20/15 concession (including lunch)
29 November: £20/£15 concession (including lunch)
11/12 October & 29 November: £30/£20 concession

CONF: Sense-Perception (Leeds, 29 Nov 19). In:, Nov 8, 2019 (accessed Apr 5, 2020), <>.

Contributor: Kirstie Gregory

Contribution published: Nov 8, 2019

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