Event: PRINTING COLOUR: RENAISSANCE GERMANY/VICTORIAN BRITAIN.
Organizer: THE COURTAULD.
Speakers: Elizabeth Savage, Kirsty Sinclair Dootson, Dr Elizabeth Savage, Dr Kirsty Sinclair Dootson.
Date: Feb 1st 5:00pm UK Time. Equivalent times:
Americas - PT: Feb 1st 9:00am | ET: Feb 1st 12:00pm.
Europe - UK: Feb 1st 5:00pm | CET: Feb 1st 6:00pm.
APAC - CST/HKT/SGT: Feb 2nd 1:00am | AET: Feb 2nd 4:00am.
"Colour printing techniques transformed how printed material could be used during the technological and cultural revolutions of the sixteenth century. Later designers and artists around Europe celebrated these techniques’ heritage for centuries, from the ‘Dürer Renaissance’ until chromolithography revolutionised the print market in the nineteenth century...
In her talk, Kirsty Dootson will explore how chromolithography changed the way racial difference materialised in print in Britain through depictions of skin in late nineteenth-century advertisements. Chromolithography was the first affordable technology for mass-producing coloured images, transforming the realm of print advertising. It was widely used to promote imperial goods resulting from the intensified colonial exploitation of Africa from the 1880s..."
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