‘If you could say it in words there would be no reason to paint’. (Edward Hopper) At our meeting on 2nd July we will watch a DVD about Edward Hopper (1882 – 1967). The film examines American realist painter Edward Hopper’s life, including interviews with people who knew him, and with those inspired by his […]
Following on from John Constable last month, we will continue to explore ‘Romantic’ art with a look at some of the German painters of that period. On Monday, 2nd April we will watch a DVD about the work of Friedrich, Runge and Richter who were key figures of German Romanticism. These artists hoped to promote […]
We continue our studies by looking at the art of the ‘Romantic’ painters. At our meeting on 5th March we will watch a DVD about the life and work of John Constable, one of the best known of the English Landscape artists. This will be followed by a discussion and contributions from the group. John […]
We will watch a DVD: Quentin Blake: Paintings from the National Gallery to tie in with Compton Verney exhibition until 17th December and a second DVD: Soup Cans & Superstars – How Pop Art Changed The World. Some interesting discussion will follow the DVDs. Linda Carruthers.
A change of plan for the November meeting. As we are now watching a DVD of Bauhaus in October, for the November meeting we shall watch ‘Encounters: The Meeting of Asia and Europe 1500 – 1800’. Linda Carruthers.
Our next meeting at 10am on October 2nd in the Bowden Room will feature ‘The Meeting of Asia & Europe 1500 – 1800’ and will be followed by discussion. Linda Carruthers.
Our September meeting will include Thomas Gainsborough, Corot to Monet A Fresh Look at Landscape, Close Examination: Fakes, Mistakes and Discoveries. All DVDs followed by discussion. Linda Carruthers.
September meeting Thomas Gainsborough, Corot to Monet A Fresh Look at Landscape, Close Examination: Fakes, Mistakes and Discoveries. All DVDs followed by discussion. Linda Carruthers.
Our meeting on the 7th August will feature a Baroque DVD: Part 3 of St Peter’s to St Paul’s, followed by discussion. Linda Carruthers.
The meeting on June 5th will be ‘Baroque from St Peter’s to St Paul’s’ as we were unable to use this DVD in April owing to its late arrival. Baroque architecture will be followed by discussion. Linda Carruthers.