Talks at The Cut.
Wednesday January 17th, 10 30 a.m.
Artists and their Models; Portraits and Nudes in Paris 1900-1920
This talk links to the current Modigliani exhibition at Tate Modern
Modigliani, Picasso and Matisse made the human figure a focus for their work. They used their relationship with the model to develop a new experience of the observer and the observed. Fiona will examine how these artists totally reframed the art of seeing and relating.
Wednesday 21st February, 10 30 a.m.
Crossing the Channel; French Impressionists in London, 1870- 1904
This talk links with the current ‘Impressionists in London’ exhibition at
The cultural distance between France and England has always been elastic. In this talk, Fiona tracks some of the artistic journeys made by Pissarro, Monet and Derain, as well as the more sustained stays by Dalou, Sisley and Legros. She explores interconnections with English artists and Art and asks why certain kinds of work travelled better than others.