Events

Jun
16
Fri
Turner & Constable in Sussex by Dr Alexandra Loske-Page
Jun 16 @ 2:30 pm

Brighthelmston. Watercolour by JMW Turner, c1824

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Dr Alexandra Loske-Page, curator at the Royal Pavilion, Brighton, will explain why these two great painters came to Sussex, compare their style and choice of subject matter and place them into the greater context of landscape painting in British art and the aesthetic ideas and ideals of the Picturesque and the Sublime. The talk will finish by investigating whether some contemporary Sussex artists see themselves in a tradition of Constable and Turner.

 

 

Jul
14
Fri
David Hockney: The Golden Boy by Peter Scott
Jul 14 @ 2:30 pm

 

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From the 1960s, British artist David Hockney has enjoyed more international and popular recognition than any other British painter.  Best known for works such as A Bigger Splash painted whilst in California 1963-7, Hockney continues to experiment

Peter Scott is a lecturer and guide at Tate Britain, Tate Modern and the Dulwich Picture Gallery.  He also lecturers for a wide range of organisations including NADFAS.