TASS Lecture Programme for 2020-2022

TASS Lecture Programme for 2020-2022

25 Mar 2020 - 18:03 BY Mary Jacobsen, Jenny Newman


2020: Sept 2nd: Ross King: Mad Enchantment…Claude Monet and the painting of the Water Lilies

Oct 7th: Brian MacDonald: Adventures among the Nomadic Tribes of Iran and Afghanistan

Nov 4th: Lydia Bauman: Art: A Detective Story – Decoding Symbols in Paintings

Dec 2nd: David Bostwick: Deck the Hall – Yuletide Customs and Traditions

2021: Feb 3rd: Timothy Walker: Paradise Lost and Restored-400 years of Garden Design in Oxfordshire (The History of Garden Design through the lens of the Oxford Botanical Gardens)

Mar 3rd: Tony Rawlings: Mad Men and Artists- How the Advertising Industry exploited Fine Art

Apr 7th: Leslie Primo: Foreigners in London 1520-1677- The artists who changed the course of British Art

May 5th: Dr Paul Roberts: Sicilian Splendours- from Greece to the Normans

June 2nd: Mark Hill: Undressing Antiques- “Antiques. I don’t understand them and they’re beyond my budget. They’re not for me”

July 7th: Chantal Brotherton-Ratcliffe: Art Transported- How did it get here from where it was made? Who owned it before?

Sept 1st: Julian Richards: Passionate Potters. From de Morgan to Leach

Oct 6th: Bertie Pearce: Charles Dickens- The Man and his life through his characters

Nov 3rd: Paula Nuttall: Beautiful, Beastly, Bizarre. The Art of Heironymous Bosch

Dec 1st: Tasha Marks: Food and Art through the Ages- From Renaissance Sugar Sculpture to 3D Printing

2022: Feb 2nd: Jacob Moss: Treasures of the Fan Museum- The World’s first Fan Museum and it’s extraordinary collections

Mar 2nd: Simon Seligman: A 21st Century Renaissance- Chatsworth and the Devonshire Collection in the Modern Age

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STUDY DAYS: (In Planning) 2020: May 19th: (NOW LOOKING UNLIKELY) – Monica Bohm-Duchen: The Lure of the Midi: Modern Artists and the South of France

Oct 14th: Sally Dormer: Pomp & Piety- Three Royal Medieval Patrons

Nov 13th: Julian Halsby: Symbolism…


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