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October 2024

HISTORY OF AMERICAN ART IN 25 ICONIC WORKS

Welcome to The Arts Society Uckfield, Lewes & Newick
Wednesday, October 9, 2024 - 14:30
Weald Hall
Uckfield Civic Centre Uckfield TN22 1AE
Online Event

Key moments in American history expressed in painting, sculpture, land art and photography. 

Key moments in American history, (Gold Rush, Civil War, Civil Rights Movement) and in art, (the Hudson River School, Regionalism, Abstract Expressionism ) all found expression in painting, sculpture, land art and photography. This can be traced through 25 iconic works showcasing ground-breaking work by indigenous First Nation  peoples, Edward Hopper, Kara Walker, Andy Warhol, Dorothea Lange and many others.

THE ARTS SOCIETY ACCREDITED LECTURER

Dr Marie-Anne Mancio

Trained as an artist before gaining a PhD in Art and Critical Theory from the University of Sussex. Has lectured in art history for the City Lit, Tate Modern, the Course, Art in London, London Art Salon, Dulwich Picture Gallery, and many private art societies; also runs art history study tours abroad and is a Director of InFems art collective for whom she curates exhibitions and writes.