Art History Talks

Courses

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Art History Revealed

  1. Impressionism in London
  2. The Short Life of Amedeo Modigliani
  3. The Gothic Revival
  4. Charles I: King and Collector
  5. A Century of Painting Life
  6. The Art of Victorian Photography
  7. Picasso 1932
  8. Monet and Architecture
  9. The Invention of Antiquity
  10. Rodin and Ancient Greece
  11. Aftermath WWI Art
  12. The Summer Exhibition
  13. Mantegna and Bellini
  14. Burne-Jones
  15. Klimt and Schiele
  16. Lorenzo Lotto
  17. The Turner Prize
  18. Gainsborough Family Album
  19. Van Gogh and Britain
  20. Michelangelo and Leonardo

A Stroll Through Tate Britain

  1. A History of the Tate
  2. From Absolute Monarch to Civil War, 1540-1650
  3. From the Commonwealth to the Georgian Period, 1650-1730
  4. The Georgian Period, 1730-1780
  5. Revolutionary Times, 1780-1810
  6. Regency to Victorian, 1810-1840
  7. William Blake
  8. JMW Turner
  9. John Constable
  10. The PreRaphaelites, 1840-1860
  11. The Aesthetic Movement,1860-1890
  12. Late Victorians,1890-1900
  13. The Edwardians,1900-1910
  14. The Great War and After,1910-1930
  15. The Interwar Years,1930s
  16. World War II and After
  17. Pop Art and Beyond 1960-80
  18. Postmodern Art, 1980-2000
  19. The Turner Prize
  20. Summary

New Ways of Seeing—Modern British Art

  1. New Ways of Seeing
  2. Impressionism Post-Impressionism and Fauvism
  3. Cubism Abstraction and the British Avant Garde
  4. Vorticism and World War I Art
  5. Return to Order Stanley Spencer
  6. Dada Surrealism and Expressionism
  7. British Sculpture
  8. World War 2 Art
  9. British Figurative Art
  10. Summary 1900-1950
  11. British Art since 1950 Introduction
  12. Pop Art
  13. British Figurative Art since 1950
  14. David Hockney
  15. Feminist Art
  16. Conceptual Art & Minimalism
  17. Young British Artists
  18. Video and Performance Art
  19. Outsider Art & Grayson Perry
  20. Summary of Art since 1900

300 Years of British Art: from Holbein to Hogarth

  1. Introduction: 1500-1660
  2. How Art Helped Establish the Tudor Dynasty
  3. The Hidden History of Hampton Court
  4. Hans Holbein at the Court of Henry VIII
  5. The Wholesale Destruction of English Art
  6. Images of Elizabeth I: Fashion or Propaganda?
  7. The Secrets of Tudor Art
  8. Van Dyck and the Early Stuart Painters
  9. Inigo Jones
  10. How the Royal Collection was Mis-sold
  11. Introduction 1660-1800
  12. The Windsor and Hampton Court Beauties
  13. Wren and the English Baroque
  14. Hogarth His Life and Society
  15. Gainsborough and his Rivals
  16. The Royal Academy
  17. Zoffany and the Conversation Piece
  18. The Romantic Age of English Painting
  19. The Art of the Industrial Revolution
  20. Summary 1500-1800

A Fresh Look at Nineteenth-Century Art

  1. Introduction to Part 1
  2. Academic Painting
  3. Portrait Painting
  4. Landscape Reimagined Part 1
  5. Landscape Reimagined Part 2
  6. Social Realism and Victorian Morality
  7. Photography and Art
  8. Women in Art – Part 1
  9. Women in Art – Part 2
  10. Summary of Part 1
  11. Introduction to Part 2
  12. Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood – Early Days
  13. Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood – Later
  14. Aesthetic Movement to Degeneration Part 1
  15. Aesthetic Movement to Degeneration Part 2
  16. The Arts & Crafts Movement
  17. The Arts & Crafts Movement – William Morris
  18. English Impressionism etc
  19. Newlyn, Glasgow, Camden Town
  20. Summary of course

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