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Afterlife: Symposium on Dame Elisabeth Frink

Sat 20 January

Downing College

A free, public symposium examining the life and work of Dame Elisabeth Frink (1930-1993)

Confirmed Speakers

Dr Victoria Avery (Keeper, Applied Arts, The Fitzwilliam Museum, University of Cambridge)
What’s the Matter with bronze?

Kip Gresham (Master Printer)
Close Encounters: An intimate working relationship

Dr Sarah Kennedy (Fellow in English, Downing College, University of Cambridge)
Elisabeth Frink: Touching Magic

Annette Ratuszniak (Curator, Frink Estate and Archive)
A ‘Reckless Attitude to Posterity’: Keeping Track of Frink

Calvin Winner (Head of Collections and Senior Curator, Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, University of East Anglia)
Elisabeth Frink (1930- 1993): 25 Years On

The symposium will also include a discussion with a guest sculptor and Tully Jammet, grandson of Elisabeth Frink.

There will be a 1-hour break for lunch.
Limited spaces. Booking essential.

The Heong Gallery is dedicated to promoting research and the scholarly discussion of art and its context. As part of its role as a public arts venue within a university context, it provides access to scholarship free of charge to members of the public. The Elisabeth Frink Symposium will be the fifth speaker event organised by the gallery after Generation Painting: Abstraction in British Art, 1955-65 (5 March 2016), Ai Weiwei: Born Radical (17 June 2016), In Context: When the Heavens Meet the Earth (29 April 2017) and Illustration Now (30 September 2017).

Supported by
Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art

Cost: Free

Ages: All ages

Enquiries and booking

Please note that booking is required for this event.

Enquiries: Prerona Prasad Website Email: gallery@dow.cam.ac.uk Telephone: 01223334800


All times

Sat 20 January 11:30AM - 4:30PM


Address: Downing College
Howard Theatre
Regent Street
Telephone: +44 1223 334800