Lecture | Sandy Nairne ‘Art Theft and the Case of the Stolen Turners’

Art Theft and the Case of the Stolen Turners

Shade and Darkness – the Evening of the Deluge exhibited 1843 by Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775-1851

In 1994 two paintings by J.M.W Turner were stolen from a public gallery in Frankfurt while on loan from the Tate in London. Sandy Nairne will speak on the complex story of the theft including the return of the pictures in 2002.

Sandy Nairne is the Director of the National Portrait Gallery in London.

Date: Tuesday 2nd October, 6 for 6.30pm

Venue: Clemenger BBDO Auditorium (enter North Entrance via Arts Centre forecourt),

Information and Bookings: Ph 8662 1555, 10am–5pm daily, Code P12146.

Cost: $25 A / $20 M / $22 C (includes a glass of sparkling on arrival).