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Monochromes of Modern Life, by Ann Coxon

Talk | The Wallace Collection

Thursday 3 March 2016 - 14:30 until 15:30

Making reference to Charles Baudelaire’s essay ‘The Painter of Modern Life’ (1863), the artist David Batchelor declared, ‘I wanted to make a monochrome of modern life’ more than a century later. Ann Coxon, curator at Tate Modern, will explore this idea, making reference to the ways in which modern and contemporary artists have been drawn to the monochrome as a means of expression in high art or as a more prosaic reflection of everyday life.

This event has been organised by the London Events Volunteer Fundraising Committee to help raise money for the Art Fund.

Venue information

The Wallace Collection

Hertford House, Manchester Square, W1U 3BN

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