• From Plate to Palette: the history of food in art (13/9/-11/10/2019)

    Please join Cindy Polemis as she returns to AHL to explore the history of food in art from the ancient world to contemporary times!


    Friday 13/9/19: From Cavemen to Roman Feasts


    20/9/19: Food for Thought: the Symbolism of Food (eg apple, pomegranate, the quince, bread, lobster, meat, oysters)


    27/9/19: An Embarrassment of Riches: a study of Dutch Still Life and genre painting in the 17th century, and it's comparison to Spanish still life painting from the period


    4/10/19: ‘I would Like to amaze Paris with an Apple’- how Paul Cezanne used his food still lifes to create an entirely new visual language for the 20th century (compositional innovation-road to cubism/abstraction etc)


    11/10/19: From Subject to Statement: when food gets political (Futurist cookbooks/Surrealist fetishes/ Hirst’s the Last Supper Series)


    Fridays 11.00-12.00

    Richmond Old Town Hall, Whittaker Suite

    Whittaker Avenue, 

    Richmond, TW9 1JP

    £12 per session

    delivered by Cindy Polemis


    More 'food themed' events happening in London during this time:

    'Anima' – food waste tableware by Kosuke Araki

    Produced as part of FOOD: Bigger than the Plate

    On now until Sunday, 20 October 2019 at the V&A