Art History Talks

During this series of art talks, speakers Melanie Paice and Peter Scott will explore the meaning behind art and national identity. Melanie is an artist, art tutor and lecturer. Peter Scott has been a guide and lecturer at Tate Britain and Tate Modern for 15 years.

Revolution and Art: Russia from 1870s to 1930s
Russian avant-garde and the Revolution saw pioneering forms of artistic expression. A group of radical young artists, known as the Wanderers, started a revolt against the art establishment in the 1870s. Committed to bringing art to the people, they paved the way for the further radical movements that followed.
Sat 2 June 2018 | 10.30am – 12.30pm
£12 Adults | £10 Friends or Students

20th and 21st Century Italian Art
Italian artists of the 20th Century sought to break free of their artistic heritage and to provoke and challenge notions of what art should be. Italian artists including Modigliani, Morandi and the “Arte Povera” group will be covered.
Sat 16 June 2018 | 10.30am – 12.30pm
£12 Adults | £10 Friends or Students

The Golden Ages of Scandinavian Art
This talk introduces two artistic “Golden Ages’ in Denmark and Finland in the 19th and early 20th Centuries. The works are often strikingly original and atmospheric and clearly Nordic in inspiration.
Sat 23 June 2018 | 10.30am – 12.30pm
£12 Adults | £10 Friends or Students

The Real America? Hopper and Rockwell
The work of Edward Hopper (1882-1968) appeals to a wide public, including painters, photographers and film makers. He turns a spotlight on 20th Century urban, suburban and coastal life in America. Norman Rockwell (1894-1978) best known for his topical covers for the ‘Saturday Evening Post’ with its light-hearted commentary on everyday life.
Sat 30 June 2018 | 10.30am – 12.30pm
£12 Adults | £10 Friends or Students

Arts Talks are bookable separately or as a set of four with 10% discount. To take advantage of this offer please call 01483 737837. This offer cannot be booked via the website.

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The Lightbox, Chobham Road, Woking, GU21 4AA Date and time 02 June, 2018 10.30 - 30 June, 2018 12.30
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