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29 March 2017An Introduction to Modern Art
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An Introduction to Modern Art Linda Smith BA (Hons), MA Wednesday 29 March 2017

This Study Day is now fully booked. 

The day covers the early developments in Modern Art, including Fauvism, Futurism, Expressionism, Cubism, and others and links painting and sculpture and how they relate to major social change and historical events of the period in Britain and Europe.

Surrealism and art produced by totalitarian regimes in the 1930’s and how this affected art after the War;  pop art and abstract expressionism in the USA and British art in the post-war period are also covered.  The Study day finishes with body art, performance art and the impact of feminism, the rise of film and video techniques, the Turner Prize and British artists of the 1990’s.

The lecturer will be Linda Smith BA (Hons), MA, who has two first class degrees in Art History and is an experienced guide and lecturer at Tate Britain and Tate Modern and the Dulwich Picture Gallery.

The cost of the Study Day is £35 and includes tea and coffee on arrival.  Lunch is available at the POSK café, at local cafés or bring a packed lunch.

The next Study Day will be Art and Revolution on 22 November.