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The Centre for the Study for the Art and Antiques Market at the University of Leeds is the first research centre with a specific focus on the study of the history of the trade in art and antiques. Read more…
Inaugural Conference ‘Private Collecting and Public Display: Art Markets and Museums’
Conference Dates: 30 - 31 March, 2017
This two-day conference hosted under the Centre for the Study of the Art and Antiques Market investigated the relationships between ‘private’ collections of art (fine art, decorative art and antiquities), and the changing dynamics of their display in ‘public’ exhibitions and museums.We were delighted to present Dr. Susanna Avery-Quash, Senior Research Curator (History of Collecting) at the National Gallery, London as our keynote speaker.The Centre's PGR subcommittee responsible for organising the conference included Caroline McCaffrey-Howarth, Anna Reeve, Shir Kochavi and Heather Findling.
For a detailed summary of the conference roundtable, please click on the following link
The Centre is a research hub for interdisciplinary study of the markets for art and antiques.
The interdisciplinary nature of the Centre is reflected by a ‘community of interests’, and includes academics (from various schools and faculties at the University of Leeds, as well as other universities and institutions); students (UG, TPG and PGR); archivists, museum professionals and art and antique market professionals.