Saturday, 17 December 2011

Thomas Bewick, engraving the world, 12th March 2012.

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A lecture at the University of Cambridge.
"Thomas Bewick, engraving the world"
Jenny Uglow
Monday 12 March 2012, 13:00
-14:15
Seminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science.
If you have a question about this talk, please contact Sophie Waring.
This talk is part of the Cabinet of Natural History series.
This HPS research seminar is concerned with all aspects of the history of natural history and the field and environmental sciences. The regular programme of papers and discussions takes place over lunch on Mondays. In addition, the Cabinet organises a beginning-of-year fungus hunt and occasional expeditions to sites of historical and natural historical interest, and holds an end-of-year garden party.
Seminars are held on Mondays at 1pm in Seminar Room 1, Department of History and Philosophy of Science. You are welcome to bring your lunch with you. Organised by Sophie Waring.

Wednesday, 7 December 2011

Attention Wood Engravers

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Call for Entries: Wood Engravers' Network 2012 Juried Exhibition.

The Wood Engravers’ Network is excited to host its first juried exhibition of relief engraving. Bringing wood engraving to a broader audience to promote and encourage a passion for the tradition and contemporary experimentation of relief engraving.

CALL FOR ENTRIES
The Wood Engravers’ Network seeks prints to be included in a Relief Engraving exhibition. The exhibition will debut at Asheville BookWorks and tour nationally. Venues and dates will be announced as they are scheduled.

ELIGIBILITY
Eligible works need to be primarily relief engraving. Relief engraving can include any engraving on wood, plastic, Corian®, Resingrave® – any material – as long as it is printed in relief.

ENTRY FEE
A non-returnable entry fee of $30 USD for current Wood Engravers’ Network members.
A non-returnable entry fee of $40 USD for all other entries.

Entry fees cover the submission of up to 3 images.
Entries and fees must be received by March 2, 2012.

http://www.woodengravers.net/WENExhibitCall2012.pdf

Monday, 5 December 2011

Bewick in Wuthering Heights

Yet another Bronte film asks the question of how much Thomas Bewick there is in it. 
Andrea Arnold’s bleak film, with its tremendous cinematography of moorland and primitive farmhouse is certainly of Bewick’s day, but how much of the girl Emily Bronte’s early love, which arose from copying Bewick vignettes, comes out in the film? 
One repeated and horrifying incident suggests there is something, when first Heathcliffe and then the Earnshaw child casually hang dogs- not a happy reflection!
(Peter Osborne)
IMDb page http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1181614/
Reviews http://www.guardian.co.uk/film/movie/142867/wuthering-heights