A SERIES OF TALKS, HELD AT THE CUT, HALESWORTH, THAT
EXPLORE THE BACKGROUND TO FORTHCOMING EXHIBITIONS IN
Guided group visits to the exhibitions with the lecturer will be available
Cost of each talk is £8
Wednesday 22 nd November 10 30 am
Constructing A New Future Through Art: Radical Russia 1910 – 1932
The political revolution of 1917 mirrored a visual revolution. Suddenly the
world turned abstract; a teacup was as meaningful as a painting and the
peasant was king. In this talk, Fiona will explore the emergence of a
totally new approach to art.
Wednesday 11 th October 10 30 am
Degas: Urbanity and Profanity
Degas is both raw and meticulous in his representation of the giddy world of
19 th Century Paris. In this talk, Fiona will link his exploratory use of many
media to his curiosity about the society around him.
27 th September – 6 th December (no session on 25 th October) 10 30 – 12 30
Art History: An Introductory Course.
You will explore Art from different periods and places, investigating the
contexts that generated iconic objects like Michelangelo’s David and
Duchamp’s The Fountain as well as meeting less famous pieces.
The course is designed around presentations and discussions, taking into
account the interests of the participants.
This 10 week course will include two sessions of formal talks on the
background to current exhibitions.
£ 70 2 hour sessions, 10 30 – 12 30 with a coffee break
13 th December 10 30 am
Rembrandt Noir; his Etchings and their Significance
Rembrandt, the quintessential North European artist, uses print media to do
all a painter would do with colour – and more. In this talk, Fiona will investigate
how Rembrandt uses black line and dark depth to create a profundity of