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Wondrous Obsessions: The Cabinet of Curiosities

As the popularity of collecting fairs and Pinterest would attest, we are a nation of magpie obsessions. Renaissance expert Professor Nandini Das reveals the story behind the Cabinet of Curiosities - the original collecting craze that began in Renaissance Europe in the 16th and 17th centuries, and which is experiencing a surprising revival in the work of contemporary artists today.

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30 minutes

Last on

Wed 7 Feb 2018 20:00


Role Contributor
PresenterNandini Das
ProducerKaty Homan
DirectorKaty Homan
Executive ProducerRichard Bright

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