Telling the Old, Old Story: Depictions of the Descent from the Cross
Welcome to The Arts Society Pewsey Vale
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 19:30
Bouverie Hall North Street Pewsey SN9 5ES
Discussing the great variety of approaches that artists have used to depict the scene of the Jesus' body carried to his tomb
This lecture by Richard Whincop explores the great variety of approaches that artists have used to depict the scene of the Jesus' body being removed from the Cross and carried to his tomb, analysing and comparing works from Rogier van der Weyden to Rembrandt and on to Beckmann in the Twentieth century..
THE ARTS SOCIETY ACCREDITED LECTURER
Mr Richard Whincop
Richard is a professional artist who graduated in English and Art History from York University in 1986. From 1988-1994 he lectured at the adult education departments of Glasgow and Strathclyde Universities, and then went on to become a full-time figurative artist, executing large-scale public commissions, and exhibiting widely throughout the UK. He now lives and works in Chichester, West Sussex.