15
October 2018

Bernini and Baroque Rome

Welcome to The Arts Society Rother Valley
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 14:00
The Hastings Centre
The Ridge Hastings TN34 2SA

Amongst the many glories of Rome – churches, fountains and monuments – are the spectacular works of Gian Lorenzo Bernini.

Amongst the many glories of Rome – churches, fountains and monuments – are the spectacular works of Gian Lorenzo Bernini. This complex, driven artist was the friend and confidant of Popes and princes, a child prodigy and a prolific, if sometimes arrogant, genius whose creative achievements became powerful weapons in a religious and political propaganda war.

THE ARTS SOCIETY ACCREDITED LECTURER

Miss Jo Walton

Has combined teaching and lecturing with a career in art bookselling and has been a volunteer guide at both Tate Britain and Tate Modern. Now a freelance lecturer for The Arts Society, the Art Fund, and Friends of Dulwich Picture Gallery and local art societies.