Students from the University of Southampton to stage 2022 portraiture exhibition

29 Sep 2021

From next week Southampton City Art Gallery will be hosting a group of undergraduate history students from the University of Southampton on a course entitled British Portraiture: Curating the Self, 1600-Present. The students will study the last 300 years of portraiture through the works in the city’s collection. The works they look at will form an exhibition on a theme of their choosing opening on 22 January 2022 . Assistant Curator Tom Laver caught up with Senior Lecturer in History and course convenor Dr Jon Conlin over the summer to discuss the collection and gallery.

You can listen to their conversation here:

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