Upcoming Live and OnDemand ONLINE Events
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’.
Online: 20th century American realism
Fri, Jul 17
Online Lecture
Jul 17, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM GMT+1
Online Lecture
In this talk Hattie will focus on American 20th century figurative art, looking at three painters of iconic American images. The great Edward Hopper with his intense melancholic interiors and landscapes. Grant Wood, painter of the American Gothic, and Norman Rockwell's memorable images.
Online: The Art and Architecture of St. Petersburg
Fri, Jul 24
Online Lecture
Jul 24, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM GMT+1
Online Lecture
St. Petersburg is surely one of the most beautiful and remarkable cities in the world. This lecture will tell the story of the city, as reflected in its art and architecture, ranging from the earliest times, through the age of the great patrons and patronesses, to the October Revolution of 1917.
Online: John Singer Sargent’s Approach to Painting
Fri, Jul 31
Online Lecture
Jul 31, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM GMT+1
Online Lecture
Hewn with a Hatchet: this lecture examines John Singer Sargent’s painterly technique, and how he approached painting as though it were sculpture.
Online: 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.
Online: 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.
Online: “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.
Online: 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.
On Demand: The Golden Age of Iznik Ceramics: The Ottoman answer to Chinese Blue and White Porcelain
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Online On Demand Lecture
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Online On Demand 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.
On Demand: The Golden Age of British Contemporary Art: Did Brit art really change the World?
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Online On Demand Lecture
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Online On Demand 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 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.
On Demand: Byzantium to Venice: A Journey through Glass via the Islamic Near East and Egypt
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Online On Demand Lecture
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Online On Demand 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
On Demand: The Aesthetic Movement: Pursuing Beauty in 1860-1900
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Online On Demand Lecture
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Online On Demand Lecture
This week Ruth Smith takes us through an overview of the Aesthetic Movement, introducing its main proponents, and exploring its ideas and paradoxes. Come with us on a whirlwind tour of the re-imaginings of beauty in the period 1860-1900.