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Art/History : Series 5
Dr Roger Simpson

Thursdays, January 16 - March 26, 2020 - 10.00am 

Art/History : Series 5 - Dr Roger Simpson presents another engaging series of Art/History lectures this time focusing on Stories – the Enduring Arts of Illustration. Subjects include The roots of narrative: Stone Ages to Greek Myth, Pieter Brueghel the Elder: the politics of the everyday, Victorian Narrative Painting: The Poor, Diego Rivera, Great photographers: Henri Cartier-Bresson and conclude with Roald Dahl and Quentin Blake.
An idiosyncratic look at some of the major but often lesser-known monuments in world art and architecture.