Event Calendar - Summer 2020

Upcoming Live and OnDemand ONLINE Events
Online: The Disruptive power of Art
Tue, Jun 09
Online Lecture
Jun 09, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM GMT+1
Online Lecture
Cindy Polemis looks at how artists have used art to challenge and question established conventions within the art world and in a wider social & political context. Focusing on artists from the late 20th- early 21st centuries, with a special emphasis on works at Tate. Be prepared for some surprises!
Online: “Like the Light of the Sun”: The story of Lustreware from Caliphs to Aesthetes.
Tue, Jun 16
Online Lecture
Jun 16, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM GMT+1
Online Lecture
This lecture traces the story of iridescent lustreware from its invention under the Caliphs of Baghdad, through medieval trade with Europe and the development of Spanish Majolica, to its revival under the Aesthetic movements of 19th century Europe.
Online: Byzantium to Venice: A Journey through Glass via the Islamic Near East and Egypt.
Tue, Jun 23
Online Lecture
Jun 23, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Online Lecture
Tracing the development of the luxury glass industry from late antiquity and the state-controlled industries of Byzantium in the Near East & Egypt, through magnificent productions under medieval Islamic rulers, to the legendary Venetian glass artists of Murano from the Renaissance to the present day
Online: The Golden Age of British Contemporary Art (the past 40 years)
Fri, Jun 26
Online Lecture
Jun 26, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM GMT+1
Online Lecture
In 1988 art students from Goldsmith’s College, led by Damien Hirst, put on an infamous exhibition called Freeze, arguably kicking off one of the most fertile and radical periods in the story of art and putting London firmly at the centre of the contemporary art world!
Online: The Golden Age of Iznik Ceramics: The Ottoman answer to Chinese Blue and White Porcelain
Tue, Jun 30
Online Lecture
Jun 30, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM GMT+1
Online Lecture
In this lecture we will trace the evolution of Iznik Ceramics. The patterns, sources and innovations under successive design directors at the Topkapi Sarayi studios, finishing with their enduring impact during subsequent centuries.
Online Lecture: Will the Real Andy Warhol Please Stand Up
Fri, Jul 03
Online Lecture
Jul 03, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM GMT+1
Online Lecture
Think you know everything there is to know about Andy Warhol? Cindy Polemis gives us a glimpse of the much anticipated blockbuster show at Tate Modern, which had to close just days after it opened because of lockdown.
Online: TITIAN: Sex Race and Murder
Tue, Jul 07
Online Lecture
Jul 07, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM GMT+1
Online Lecture
A critical analysis of the NG exhibition on Titian - opening again soon! How to interpret some deeply troubling depictions of lust, rape , sexism and racism which are all on show!
Online: Henry Moore: Drawing the War
Fri, Jul 10
Online Lecture
Jul 10, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM GMT+1
Online Lecture
Although Moore is best known as a sculptor, he was a prolific draughtsman and believed drawing to be central to his art practice and understanding of the natural world. This talk will provide a general introduction to Moore’s use of drawing before focusing in on his famous WWII ‘Shelter Series’.
OnDemand: Violent Orange: Aubrey Beardsley at 114 Cambridge Street
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Online Lecture
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In this time of Coronavirus, the home takes center stage. Ruth Smith looks at the home of Aubrey Beardsley, which at the height of his career similarly provided a place for self-isolation due to poor health, a space and inspiration for his work, and a medium to built his artistic identity.
On Demand: Turner’s Modern World
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Online On Demand Lecture
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Online On Demand Lecture
As a curtain raiser to Tate Britain’s much anticipated new exhibition of Turner’s Modern World. (October 28, 2020 to March 7,2021 although this might be postponed) Cindy Polemis looks at how Turner articulated the dramatic changes taking place in the age of the Industrial Revolution.
OnDemand: Fashion and make up in art from the Henry VIII to Queen Victoria - an introduction
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Online On Demand Lecture
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Online On Demand Lecture
On this whistle-stop tour we will look at examples of fashionable dress, make up and gesture in British Portraiture from the 1500s to the early 20th century and try to understand how and why fashion changed, and what it tells us about society.
On Demand City Trip: Antwerp and the Rubens House
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Online Ondemand Lecture
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Online Ondemand Lecture
One of my favourite Belgium cities, worth a visit for many reasons, but most definitely for the former home & workshop of Peter Paul Rubens, purchased in 1610, a true window into this Baroque artist, architect, traveler, linguist, collector, ambassador and manager of a large artist workshop.

You can register for any of the events by booking online. We are also more than happy to email you a printable version of the calendar.

 

For more information, please email: Mariska@arthistoricallondon.com