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Psychoanalysis and Art – Institute of Psychoanalysis

Temporarily Accessioned-X-Ray 115 x 152 Inkjet 2016 | Photograph Copyright Oliver Ottenschläger

This illustrated talk will focus on Coldwell’s use of collections to explore ideas of presence and absence.  These have included projects with the Freud museum in London & Vienna and the Museum of History in Sarajevo. 

Paul Coldwell is a Professor of Fine Art at the University of the Arts London. As an artist, his practice includes prints, book works, sculptures and installations, focusing on themes of journey, absence and loss, He has exhibited widely both in UK and abroad and his work is included in numerous public collections, including Tate, V&A, British Museum, the Arts Council of England, Musée d’art et d’histoire, Geneva and MoMA (New York).  His solo exhibition ‘Natura Morta and other works’, will be shown at the Italian Cultural Institute London, 12 April-5 May.

His book Printmaking; A Contemporary Perspective was published by Black Dog Publishing in 2010 and Picturing the Invisible, co-edited with Professor Ruth Morgan was published by UCL Press in Jan 2022.

A selection of his sculptures and poems A Still Life were published by the Estorick Collection in 2021.

19th June | Freud’s Coat and other stories – Prof Paul Coldwell

7:00pm – 8:30pm (BST)


In-person at 10 Windsor Walk and online via Zoom.

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