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Art Under Attack: Histories of British iconoclasm
Tabitha Barber, Tate Britain, and Stacy Boldrick, Fruitmarket Gallery

Art under attackAltarpiece fragments by PHGCOM used under CC BY-SA 3.0
  • Monday 16 June 2014, 7.15PM to 8.15pm
  • Free admission
    Booking required
  • Ron Cooke Hub, University of York (map|getting to campus)

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Tate Britain

What compels people to carry out attacks on art and have these motives changed over the years?

Join Tabitha Barber and Stacy Boldrick, co-curators of the recent Iconoclasm exhibition at Tate Britain, as they explore the history of iconoclasm in Britain. They will consider religious, political and aesthetic reasons for iconoclasm, including the dissolution of the monasteries under Henry VIII and attacks on public sculpture.



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