This webinar presents research on the history of the Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), the post-war London centre for avant garde practice.
The first speaker is Gill Hedley, previous director of the Contemporary Art Society. She has just published Arthur Jeffress: A Life in Art (Bloomsbury Academic 2020) and will speak about Lady Peter Norton, founder of the London Gallery, collector and long-time supporter of the ICA. Rina Arya will then interview Anne Massey about the role played by Dorothy Morland in the history of the ICA. Anne is the author of Dorothy Morland: Making ICA History (Liverpool University Press, 2020) and ICA 1946-68 (ICA 2014). The final speaker is Ben Cranfield, Senior Tutor on the MA Curating Contemporary Art at the RCA who has worked extensively on questions around curating the history of the ICA.
The webinar will take place on Friday 26th February 2-4pm and is open to all.