Victoria Crowe: Portraits and Plant Memory in The Wider Landscape
This talk by Professor David Ingram will explore, through discussion of Professor Ingram’s own experiences of Victoria Crowe and her work, a synergy between art and botany, conservation and gardens.
About Victoria Crowe: Portraits and Plant Memory in The Wider Landscape
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This talk by Professor David Ingram OBE, VMH, ScD, FRSE will explore, through discussion of Professor Ingram’s own experiences of Victoria Crowe and her work, a synergy between art and botany, conservation and gardens. Thus A Shepherd’s Life, the painting of his own portrait for a Cambridge College and the project Plant Memory will be set in the wider ‘landscape’ of Victoria’s portraits, watercolours, oils and other works. Professor Ingram’s current work embraces: plant science; food security; conservation of biodiversity; and the synergy between 19th century and modern art, botany and garden making. He is currently Honorary Professor, Edinburgh and Lancaster Universities; earlier roles have included Regius Keeper (Director), Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh and Master, St Catharine’s College, Cambridge.
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