ZOOM LECTURE PROGRAMME – July to September
Zoom lectures will take place on a Tuesday at 11.00am
Tuesday 14 July - 11.00am
‘Medical Gold from Ancient Egypt to the Nobel Prize’
Dr James Grant
A story of four thousand years of gold in medicine and art.
Tuesday 28 July - 11.00am
‘Something of me’: (Self) Presentation in portraits of Cecil Beaton(s)
Dr Benjamin Wild
… there are 347 portraits of Cecil Beaton in The National Portrait Gallery, 819 of Queen Elizabeth II and just 47 of Diana, Princess of Wales …… why should this be so?
Tuesday 11 August - 11.00am
‘Picasso in Britain: Art, Politics & Outcry’
Dr Kate Aspinall
… the connections between the most prolific artist of the twentieth century and a country on the verge of its global artistic renaissance.
Tuesday 25 August - 11.00am
‘What Have the Huguenots Ever Done for us? Mass Migration and the Arts in Britain’
… the impact made by the arrival of the 16th and 17th c. French Protestant Huguenots.
Tuesday 8 September - 11.00am
‘Osborne, Pinter & Co: Post-War British Theatre’
... a revolution was taking place and its artistic aftermath can be felt to the present day.
Tuesday 22 September - 11.00am
‘The Tale of Two Barbaras: Barbara Hepworth and Barbara Tribe’
... exploring the similarities and difference in the work of these two pioneering female artists.