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Art We Own: Treasures from London's Autograph Gallery Photography Archive
Art We Own: Treasures from London's Autograph Gallery Photography Archive
Greater London - Next course on 14th November 2019
£20
A visit to the photography archive of London's Autograph Gallery. The collection features the work of artists who use photography and film to highlight issues of identity, representation, human rights and social justice and our selection will explore work made by black, British artists in the 20th and 21st Centuries. Class format and activities Constructive and supportive feedback from your tutor will help you succeed during the class.
Phenomenal Difference: A Philosophy of Black British Art
Phenomenal Difference: A Philosophy of Black British Art
Greater London - Next course on 7th November 2019
£20
Dr Leon Wainwright will talk about the ideas explored in his book Phenomenal Difference - A Philosophy of Black British Art. Drawing first hand on the founding, historical texts of early and mid-twentieth century phenomenology (Heidegger; Merleau-Ponty), and current advances in art history, curating and visual anthropology, the author transposes black British art into a freshly expanded and diversified intellectual field. What emerges is a vivid understanding of phenomenal difference: the profoundly material processes of interworking philosophical knowledge and political strategy at the site of black British art. "Ultimately, this...
Art We Own: Treasures in the National Portrait Gallery
Art We Own: Treasures in the National Portrait Gallery
Greater London - Next course on 19th January 2020
£25
Constructive and supportive feedback from your tutor will help you succeed during the class.
Art We Own: Treasures in the V&A
Art We Own: Treasures in the V&A
Greater London - Next course on 19th April 2020
£25
Constructive and supportive feedback from your tutor will help you succeed during the class.
Art We Own: Treasures in National Gallery
Art We Own: Treasures in National Gallery
Greater London - Next course on 17th November 2019
£55
Constructive and supportive feedback from your tutor will help you succeed during the class.
Art We Own: Treasures in Tate Britain
Art We Own: Treasures in Tate Britain
Greater London - Next course on 16th February 2020
£55
Constructive and supportive feedback from your tutor will help you succeed during the class.
Japonism: Japan’s Impact on Western Art at Morley College London
Japonism: Japan’s Impact on Western Art at Morley College London
Greater London - Next course on 14th January 2020
£65
The influence of Japanese aesthetics on Western art in the late 19th century, known as Japonism, will be the focus of this course. Japanese prints in particular had a profound effect on Western painting and graphic art, as well as on decorative art. Western artists were inspired by the treatment of colour and shade, unusual viewpoints. Explore the works of Impressionists, Postimpressionists, the Nabis and artists of Art Nouveau. Find out how Japanese art stimulated objects Western craft and design. The course will not only focus on Japan’s impact on...
Nanban Art: Japan’s First Encounter with the West at Morley College London
Nanban Art: Japan’s First Encounter with the West at Morley College London
Greater London - Next course on 8th October 2020
£65
This course explores Japanese works of art inspired by Japan’s first contact with Western nations in the 16th century. The cultural and commercial exchanges, artistic transformations that took place after the landing of the Europeans, as well as the introduction of Christianity in Japan will be discussed. Magnificent folding screens illustrating the arrival of the European ships and the encounters between Western merchants and missionaries with the Japanese will be investigated. Unique religious Nanban objects, produced by the Japanese for devotional purposes for a domestic and export market will be...
Silversmithing for beginners: Silverdale hoard bangle workshop
Silversmithing for beginners: Silverdale hoard bangle workshop
Lancashire - Next course on 24th August 2019
£75
Join artisan silversmith Iasthai Original and create a solid sterling silver bangle inspired by the Silverdale Hoard (displayed in the Fearsome Craftsmen exhibition). In this beginner’s workshop, you will learn how to craft a beautiful and unique, hand wrought silver bangle inspired by Viking silversmithing. We’ll explore techniques demonstrated in the bangles that form part of the Viking Silverdale Hoard using two round silver rods to create a twisted cuff. Students will get an insight into the skilled work of metalsmithing and learn the basics of manipulating silver, soldering, hammering...
Canal Folk Art - Roses and Castles Decoration
Canal Folk Art - Roses and Castles Decoration
Northamptonshire
£80
An introductory course where you will use traditional painting techniques and materials to create a unique piece of art ready for displaying in your home or on your boat. Roses and Castles is the popular name for the traditional paintwork of narrowboats. Bunches of roses and medieval castles together with hand painted signwriting were used by the working Boatmen resulting in truly unique livery for their boats. This served to make them instantly recognisable as they plied their trade across the waterways. You will learn various techniques from layout design,...

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