February 2021

Drawn from life - Augustus John (Online)

Welcome to The Arts Society Farnham
Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 10:30

An exploration of John's extraordinary life.

In his mid twenties in the early 1900's he was widely acknowledged as one of the most talented artists to rival Gauguin or Picasso.


Dr David Haycock

Read Modern History at the University of Oxford, and has an MA in the History of Art and a PhD in British History. He is the author of a number of books, including Paul Nash (2002), A Crisis of Brilliance: Five Young British Artists and the Great War (2009) and Augustus John: Drawn from Life (2018); he has lectured widely at galleries and museums in the UK, including Tate Britain, the National Portrait Gallery, the Royal Watercolour Society and Pallant House. He was formerly a Research Fellow at Wolfson College, Oxford, and at UCLA, and was Curator of Maritime and Imperial History at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich. He is now a freelance writer and lecturer.