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THE BED IN ART: from Titian to Emin Marie-Anne Mancio Wednesday 08 April 2020

Regrettably it has been necessary to cancel this lecture on account of Coronavirus

The bed has been the site of multiple encounters in art from Titian’s stunning mythologies through Manet’s Olympia, to Picasso’s nudes, and the object of Tracey Emin’s infamous ‘My Bed.’ But if the bed has been linked to passion, it has also been linked to death and this lecture explores its manifestations in the art of Caravaggio, Munch, Klimt, and others.