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Art & Ideas: The Serpentine Line and the Fin-de-Siècle with Veronica Carter

December 5, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Veronica CarterThe Serpentine Line and the Fin-de-Siècle with Veronica Carter

7:00 PM | FREE | Donations appreciated | Registration Required | Seats limited

The unbroken, expressive and sinuous serpentine line emerged as a point of artistic fascination across multiple mediums in late nineteenth and early twentieth-century visual and material culture. Functioning as a compositional device, an ornamental motif, and a formal feature of avant-garde style, it appears in everything from illustrations to advertisements, from jewelry to fashion, from
domestic interiors to architectural design.

Veronica Carter has a degree in English Literature from the University of Guelph and completed her graduate studies in Art History at Queen’s University. She specialized in nineteenth-century visual culture and the emergence of the French avant-garde.

For program and event registration, please call 519-336-8127 ext. 3226 or register online here.


December 5, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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