This is an opportunity open to De Montfort students to hear about Pamela Schilderman’s practise and ask questions in a relaxed, informal environment.
What is Portraiture? Is it the artistic representation of a person? The fact of being whom or what you are? Or is it just a simulation - a photoshopped enhanced reality?
Pamela Schilderman, Dutch-Brazilian artist born in Rotterdam in 1982, recently received The France Brodeur Award and an Arts Council England grant to exhibit her project 'Casket' in museums.
What is Portraiture? Is it the artistic representation of a person? The fact of being whom or what you are? Or is it just a simulation - a photoshopped enhanced reality? Join artist Pamela Schilderman as she attempts to answer some of these big questions.
Talks are free for Friends of Russell-Cotes
To reserve a place please contact the Welcome Desk or call 01202 451858
Can deception ever be justified? What impact does it have on value and authenticity? Is it all just a matter of perception and how far does information manipulate the way we see art?
Artist talk at the following venues: Herbert Museum & Art Gallery Coventry, Bury Museum & Art Gallery, Royal Pump Rooms Museum & Art Gallery Leamington Spa, New Walk Museum & Art Gallery Leicester. (2014 - 2015)