Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Holman Hunt and the Pre-Raphaelite Vision (2008-2009 exhibition)

(Information about the exhibition catalogue.)
The exhibit was presented at three venues.
Each website still has information about the exhibition.

Manchester Art Gallery (11 October 2008 - 11 January 2009)

The three versions of Hunt's The Light of the World were shown.
Glimpses of them can be seen in this 2008 BBC report about the exhibit. Thoughts about the exhibition are also shared by
Muslim, Jewish and Christian families.


Art Gallery of Ontario (Feb 14 - May 10, 2009)

Holman Hunt: Pre-Raphaelite Passion (Audio)
"This talk by Holman Hunt scholar Carol Jacobi presents the artist’s life and inspirations as well as the development of his approach to art."

Holman Hunt: “Branding” a Vision (Audio)
Presented by Brenda Rix, assistant curator of Prints and Drawings at the AGO.


Minneapolis Institute of Arts (June 14 to Sept. 6, 2009)
The link above leads to these short preview sections:
The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood
Love and Pain: Hunt’s Private Life
William Holman Hunt, 1827–1910
Hunt in the Middle East
Hunt and the Holy Land
Light of the World: Spreading the Word
The Lady of Shalott

Link to the Institute's webpage featuring a
slideshow presentation about the exhibit.

Information from the Exhibition Listings section at ArtMagick.

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