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Library of On Demand Talks
- The Frans Hals exhibition at the National Gallery, London, is a feast of life itself. Portraits of people being themselves, laughing, enjoying each other's company, children being children, sitters getting distracted while being painted and interacting with a world outside the frame. Mariska unpicks
- Winter 1672-73, 2 celebrated Dutch artists arrived in London. King Charles II offered them a studio at the Queen's House in Greenwich. Now, 350 years later, the Queen's House will once again house the Van de Veldes with an extensive exhibition. This lecture will introduce this talented artist family
- In anticipation of a major exhibition at the National Gallery in Sept '23 and starting with his iconic portrait of Pieter vanden Broecke at Kenwood House, this talk will reveal a constellation of exceptional works by Frans Hals, but also the disturbing connections with a darker past. more info below
- North of the Alpes was very much affected by the Protestant Reformation. As Protestantism spread, artists turned away from overtly religious subjects and chose more secular imagery. Genre paintings and Landscape art make their appearance, and the court of Henry VIII introduces new displays of power!
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