A programme of talks and lectures exploring Art History and themes from the gallery’s exhibition programmes.
Delivered in partnership with Mariska Beekenkamp-Wladimiroff, Art Historical London.
This lecture is an introduction to the key thinkers of the early 20th century. Covering the transformation and styles of famous such artists like Matisse, Rothko, Cézanne, Picasso and Hirst. Exploring the movement between Fauvism and Cubism and Abstract expressionism onto Pop Art.
In this series we will be focusing on an introduction of black figures in European Renaissance Art, including the two famous images of St Maurice and Black Magi.
|Tuesday 3 October||Black Renaissance - Week 1||Book online|
|Tuesday 10 October||Black Renaissance - Week 2||Book online|
|Tuesday 17 October||Black Renaissance - Week 3||Book online|
This series of lectures will look at some of the greatest Masterpieces in Art History. Each week we will explore a well-known artist and their work, chronologically moving through European Art, starting with Michelangelo and his Sistine Chapel and ending with the contemporary Rosetta Vase by Grayson Perry.
Each lecture can be enjoyed as a standalone session or as part of the series.
|Tuesday 31 October to Tuesday 12 December||Lecture series||Book online|
|Tuesday 31 October||Sistine Chapel ceiling, Michelangelo||Book online|
|Tuesday 7 November||Christ driving the moneychangers from the temple, El Greco||Book online|
|Tuesday 14 November||Portrait of Madame de Pompadour at her Tambour Frame, Drouais||Book online|
|Tuesday 21 November||Religious Procession in Kursk Province, Ilya Repin||Book online|
|Tuesday 28 November||The Harlequin's Carnival, Joan Miró||Book online|
|Tuesday 5 December||Self-Portrait with Thorn Necklace and Hummingbird, Frida Kahlo||Book online|
|Tuesday 12 December||The Rosetta Vase, Grayson Perry||Book online|
Updated: 11 August 2017