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Philosopher and historian Theodore Zeldin, author: An Intimate History of Humanity, explores the idea of a new kind of portrait.

Philosopher and historian Theodore Zeldin, author of An Intimate History of Humanity, explores the idea that whenever people develop new aspirations, they need a new kind of portrait. A portrait has to say much more when transparency and honesty become supreme values, and when there is a growing awareness that humans are infinitely complicated and not always what they appear to be.

Both lecture and workshop, this event draws on Zeldin's work at the Oxford Muse Foundation, which is developing a database of self-portraits. Menus of conversation will provide the inspiration.


Mr Theodore Zeldin | talks


Date and Time:

23 February 2007 at 7:00 pm


3 hours



Hayward Gallery
South Bank Centre
Belvedere Road
+44 20 79 60 42 42
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The Oxford Muse
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