ONLINE EVENTS
Japonisme: the influence of Japan on western art and design in the late 19th early 20th centuries
Fri, Aug 07
Online Lecture
Aug 07, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM GMT+1
Online Lecture
Following the 1850s opening of Japan to foreigners the west got their 1st taste of Japanese art & design which sparked an influence far wider than the Japanese themselves would realise. This lecture will show examples from Degas to vanGogh to decorative arts such as ceramics and textiles.
Italian Renaissance Landscapes
Fri, Aug 14
Online Lecture
Aug 14, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM GMT+1
Online Lecture
Forming the background to the subject, landscapes in Renaissance Italy introduced poetic, classical and religious ideas about relationships between humanity &nature, the city &the country, engagement with/ withdrawal from social norms. As ideas developed background eventually became foreground.
Food for Thought
Tue, Aug 18
Online webinar lecture
Aug 18, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM GMT+1
Online webinar lecture
Food is essential to survival-and it's certainly one of the great pleasures of life. No surprise artists have chosen it as motifs in their works...But there's a lot more to food paintings than meets the eye. Cindy will present a veritable tasting menu for you to unravel the meaning of these images!
“Robes of Honour”: The Decorative Arts of Luxury Silk-weaving in the Islamic World
Fri, Aug 21
Online Lecture
Aug 21, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM GMT+1
Online Lecture
Sericulture & Silk-weaving was introduced in the Middle & Near East as early as the 6th c. C.E. via trade links between Central Asia & China. This lecture will look at the development under Islamic dynasties, and how Mediterranean trade shaped European tastes and inspired new silk weaving centres.
Art & History of Indian Painted Cottons and their impact on World Trade
Fri, Aug 28
Online Lecture
Aug 28, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM GMT+1
Online Lecture
This week Anita will be looking at the Decorative Arts of Painted Cotton, and their development in India, their impact on taste and fashion in Europe in the 17th and 18th centuries, and how this fuelled manufacture for the mass market.
The Art & Architecture of St Petersburg Part II (1812 -1917)
Fri, Sep 04
Online Webinar Lecture
Sep 04, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM GMT+1
Online Webinar Lecture
Following the French Revolution (1789) & Napoleon's invasion of Moscow (1812) westernising attitudes were increasingly replaced by nationalistic ones. Dramatically reflected in the 19th c. fabric of city & its art, it attempted to redress the balance. But it also paved the way towards revolution...
Picturing the City
Fri, Sep 11
Online Webinar Lecture
Sep 11, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM GMT+1
Online Webinar Lecture
From the 19th c the city became a symbol of modern life- a place of social & sexual drama and a force of energy both emotional and physical. Join Cindy on a visual urban journey to explore how artists have engaged with the idea of the city as a rich, sometimes surprising, source of inspiration.
Rembrandt's Blacks
Tue, Sep 15
Online Webinar Lecture
Sep 15, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM GMT+1
Online Webinar Lecture
Michael Ohajuru presents a personal view of the ground breaking Rembrandt's Blacks exhibition now on at the Rembrandt House Museum, Amsterdam, revealing a multicultural 17th century Amsterdam, what that black presence signified then and how that relates to today.
Symbolism in Art
Fri, Sep 18
Online Webinar Lecture
Sep 18, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Online Webinar Lecture
As the centuries passed, a language of symbols developed so that artists could tell stories with deeper and more intricate emphasis. This lecture will cover some of the symbols no longer recognised by modern audiences, making it easier to interpret works of art.
On Demand: John Singer Sargent’s Approach to Painting
Time is TBD
Online Ondemand Lecture
Time is TBD
Online Ondemand Lecture
Hewn with a Hatchet: this lecture examines John Singer Sargent’s painterly technique, and how he approached painting as though it were sculpture.

Historic Morden Hall (1/9/20)

£15.00Price
 
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