Tate Britain display Victorian Sentimentality

A new In Focus display at Tate Britain opens this week on the theme of Victorian Sentimentality. Curated by Alison Smith (Tate), Vicky Mills (Birkbeck) and Nicola Bown (Birkbeck) , the display aims to shed new light on this much misunderstood and maligned topic. Victorian art is often criticised for being sentimental, but what does this mean? And is sentimentality always a bad thing?

http://www.tate.org.uk/whats-on/tate-britain/display/focus-victorian-sentimentality

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