History of Art: Sculpture Through the Ages

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20 June 2022 - 11 July 2022

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11am - 12.30pm
Full course £50 | Single Lecture £15
Friends Full course £45 | Single Lecture £13.50
Online, Zoom meeting
Speakers: Dr Richard Stemp, Hilary Underwood & Ben Street

An examination of sculpture, meanings, making and materials from the ancient world to the present day. Enhance your understanding of sculptural processes through this online course of four lectures.

20 June | Materials and Methods
Exploring the varied and sometimes suprising materials and sculptural processes used in sculpture throughout the ages.

27 June | Form and Function
Exploring the function of sculpture beyond decoration.

4 July | Victorian and Edwardian Sculpture
An introduction to the leading 19th and 20th century British sculptors and their methods of work to put Watts’s sculpture in context.

11 July | Global Sculpture Now
An investigation of sculpture across the world in the last few decades.


Image Credit:

G F Watts, Plaster Head Study of Mary Bartlett, known as 'Long Mary', unknown date, plaster © Watts Gallery Trust

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