Eminent Victorian Artists: Joseph Mallord William Turner - SOLD OUT
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Part of a short lecture series, showcasing some of the greatest artistic genius of the Victorian period, with Adrian Sumner. All proceeds to Gladstone's Living Heritage Project.
Championed by John Ruskin and recognised throughout Europe as Britain’s greatest ever painter, J. M. W. Turner epitomised the Romantic Movement, and ushered in Modernism and the cult of the Personality Painter. With John Constable and William Blake, Turner showed new ways of interpreting nature and brought a new universality to British art. This lecture examines the extraordinary breadth of Turner’s painting, the work of his great contemporaries, and how this led to Impressionism and other nineteenth-century styles.
Adrian Sumner has worked as an Illustrator, Arts Development Officer and Lecturer in various academic and public institutions including NADFAS. Latterly he was Arts Development Officer for Cheshire West and Chester Council, with a particular interest in Visual Arts. Currently he divides his time between organising study weekends in Britain, cruise ship lectures, painting and exhibiting, and delivering study days and single lectures in Britain and abroad. He has lectured in the History of Art for the University of Liverpool and a variety of groups and societies, to many thousands of people over a period of 20 years.
Tickets are priced at £12 or £23.50 with dinner (2 courses, including tea / coffee).
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