History of Art Course: Artists in their Studios: History, Images & Art

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Until 10 February 2020
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Artists in their Studios: History, Images & Art Mondays, 13 January - 10 February, 11am - 1pm
£150 | Friends £135 for full series of 5 classes
£35 | Friends £31.50 for single lecture

The history of artists' studios reflects the changing status of artists. From the private workshops of medical patrons to sites of co-production in the early 20th century, artists' studios are conflicted spaces. Drawing on the significance of William Orpen's studio in his work, this course will explore the evolution of the artist's studio, as well as its impact on artistic practice and the many ways in which it has been portrayed.

Monday 13 January
Workshops and Guilds – The Beginnings of the Artist Studio
Nerissa Taysom

Monday 20 January
The Artist Studio: Home and Abroad
Hilary Underwood

Monday 27 January
Celebrity, Spectacle and Self in Victorian Home Studios
Helen Victoria Murray

Monday 3 February
William Orpen: From a Workroom to a Swagger Studio
Professor Louise Campbell

Monday 10 February
Women in the Workshop
Olive Maggs (Independent Scholar)

Banner image: William Orpen, Homage to Manet or A Portrait Group, 1906-9. Oil on canvas, 162.9 x 130 cm. © Manchester Art Galleries / Bridgeman Images.

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