Victorian Art and Design: Pugin, Pre-Raphaelites & the Arts & Crafts
- Where:Seminar Room One, Sackler Centre
COURSE: Enjoy exclusive access to the world's greatest collection of Victorian art and design and gain a unique insight into the rich and complex history of the period. Tuesdays, 27 September – 6 December 2011 (Half term: 25 October 2011), 10.30–13.00
Discover how industrialisation, scientific developments and radical shifts in social mores and religious beliefs impacted on every aspect of Victorian life and the arts. Examine a wide range of different artistic styles and their subtle social connotations, with reference to paintings, architecture, furniture and decoration. Explore dominant historical revivals, including Gothic, Renaissance and Rococo, and innovative developments such as Pre-Raphaelitism, Arts and Crafts and Art Nouveau. Focus in depth on influential figures including the artists Rossetti, Whistler, Leighton and Burne-Jones, the designers Pugin, Morris, E. W. Godwin and C. F. A. Voysey, and the manufacturers Gillows, Warners and Liberty.
To book using a special discount offer, please call the Bookings Office on 020 7942 2211