Confronting our own Fin-de-siècle

Confronting our own Fin-de-siècle

Date and time

Monday 7 October, 1–1.45pm

Sainsbury Wing Theatre

Gavin Plumley

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Gavin Plumley compares today's life and culture to art and politics in the Austro-Hungarian Empire 100 years ago.

Gavin Plumley

Gavin Plumley is a writer and musicologist. He is Vice President of the Gustav Mahler Society UK and has spoken at the Freud Museum, Tate, V&A, Neue Galerie New York, Royal Opera House and the Southbank Centre. He commissions and edits the English-language programme notes for the Salzburg Festival and has been published in magazines, newspapers and journals.

Lunchtime talks

On Mondays and Thursdays, focus in on one painting with our talks in the Gallery, or explore wider themes in the collection at our in-depth theatre talks.

Image above: Detail from Gustav Klimt, 'Portrait of Amalie Zuckerkandl', 1917–18 © Belvedere, Vienna. Donated by Vita and Gustav Künstler

The events programme for 'Facing the Modern: The Portrait in Vienna 1900' is kindly supported by Martin Halusa