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Blackshaw, Gemma


United Kingdom

Gemma Blackshaw is Associate Professor [Reader] in Art History at Plymouth University. Her main research interest is the competitive art world of Vienna circa 1900, and in particular the importance of portraiture in the making and breaking of artists’ careers. She has published journal articles and essays on artists such as Richard Gerstl, Oskar Kokoschka, Anton Romako and Egon Schiele, and curated exhibitions which consider the relationship between portraiture and psychiatry in the construction of modern Viennese identity (e.g. Madness and Modernity: Mental Illness and the Visual Arts in ‘Vienna 1900’, Wellcome Collection, London and Wien Museum, Vienna, 2009-10).

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Gemma Blackshaw

Madness & Modernity, Alfred Kubin

7pm Please note the revised date Free The Space Art historian and curator Gemma...

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