Art Society Guest Lecture - Dr Christopher Brown

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Who this event is for

  • Everyone

Location

Lecture Theatre, Willow Building, Headington Campus, Headington Hill site

Details

On behalf of the student-led Art Society, you are invited to a guest lecture by Dr Christopher Brown, Director of the Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology. The event will take the form of a short panel discussion followed by dialogue with the audience.

Dr Christopher Brown has been Director of the Ashmolean since 1998. Before that, he worked for the National Gallery in London from 1971 to 1998, first as Curator of 17th century Dutch and Flemish paintings, and then as Chief Curator.

He is author of numerous articles, books and exhibition catalogues on Dutch and Flemish paintings of the 16th and 17th centuries, specialising in the work of Rubens, Van Dyck and Rembrandt.

Dr Brown joined the National Museum Directors' Conference in December 2007.