Thursday 13 July

14:00 – 17:00 – Scholar’s Workshop at the University of York (V/N/123a). See blog post for more details.

18:30  – Professor Tim Barringer The Condition of Music: The Sister Arts and the Aesthetic Movement at the Tempest Anderson Hall, Yorkshire Museum.

20:00 – Conference Dinner for speakers – Côte Brasserie, Low Petergate.

Friday 14 July

09:00 – 09:30 – Registration in K/133 (King’s Manor, University of York)

09:30 – 09:50 – Welcome by Professor Liz Prettejohn

09:50 – 11:10 – Exhibiting Moore

  • Richard Green, Former YAG Curator Cecil French and the Beginnings of an Albert Moore Collection at York
  • Patty Wageman (Museum de Buitenplaats) The Staging of ‘Of Beauty and Aesthetics’ at the Museum de Buitenplaats
  • Samantha Timm (University of York) Curating the 19th Century: Competing and Concurrent Narratives of the Moore family and Others at the York Art Gallery

11:10 – 11:30 – Tea and Coffee

11:30 – 13:00 – Moore’s Design: Science and Industry

  • Simon Spier (Leeds/Bowes Museum) Albert Moore and the York School of Design
  • Laurence Shafe (Independent Scholar) Albert Moore and the Science of Beauty
  • Nicholas Shaddick (University of York) “Seriously the kind of work I am about”: Ornament and Intertextuality in Moore’s Pomegranates.

13:00 – 13:45 – Lunch

13:45 – 14:15 – Special Session: The Mystery of the Title – an examination of a Moore work from the collection of Christopher Gridley

14:15 – 15:40 – Moore’s Legacies

  • Helena Gaudekova and Mariko Hirabayashi (University of York) Moore, Whistler and Japanese Traditional Aesthetics
  • Glenda Youde (University of York) Geometry and Aesthetic Balance in ‘A Garden’
  • Estèe O’Connor (University of York) Moore’s Lost Poetry: An Analysis of Three Works

15:40 – 16:40 – Panel Session at York Art Gallery (Free entry to the Gallery with paid registration)

Chaired by Professor Jason Edwards and featuring papers on a range of paintings in the exhibition by Samantha Niederman (York), Emma Merkling (Courtauld), and Melissa Gustin (York).

16:40 – 17:00 – Comfort break and regroup in King’s Manor

17:00 – 18:30 – Dr. Robyn Asleson Modern Translations from the Greek: Albert Moore and the Classical Ideal

18:30 – 20:00 – Wine reception at King’s Manor