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Portraits and 'Character': Sceptical Thoughts

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© National Portrait Gallery, London
Portraits and 'Character': Sceptical Thoughts

St Martin's Place
London WC2H 0HE
United Kingdom
February 17th, 2011 1:15 PM - 2:00 PM

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EVENT TYPE:  
Lecture
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DESCRIPTION

Ondaatje Wing Theatre

For Shakespeare, there was ‘no art to find the mind’s construction in the face’. Anthropologist Brian Durrans asks why Western ‘mimetic idealism’, which asserts the very opposite, has been so influential.