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The Edwardians: Art, Architecture and Design

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    Seminar Room One, Sackler Centre

4 WEEK SHORT COURSE: Discover the art and design of the Edwardian period, an era that combined wild extravagance, severe poverty, and radical changes in politics and society.

Often perceived as a golden age of long summer afternoons, elegant garden parties, and an Empire on which the sun never set, the period was also strongly marked by modernity and the avant-garde. Art Nouveau dominated modern design and architecture, Post-Impressionism led the field in modern art, and Virginia Woolf revolutionised literature and the novel. Explore the work of the main artists, designers, architects and writers - including Charles Rennie Macintosh, John Singer Sargent, Edwin Lutyens, Vanessa Bell, Walter Sickert, and the Bloomsbury Group.

Course Leader: Dr. Justine Hopkins

4 weeks, Fridays, 8 November – 29 November 2013, 11.00–15.00 SOLD OUT
4 weeks, Fridays, 24 January - 14 February 2014, 11.00-15.00: SOLD OUT

£200, £170 concessions

Book online or by calling 020 7942 2211

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