Join art historian Dr Geri Parlby on a fascinating artistic journey across Europe Europe from Mannerism to Baroque. Every piece of art can tell a story if you know how to read the clues!
The course will be lavishly illustrated throughout, and no prior knowledge will be assumed. All-comers welcome.
Geri Parlby lectures regularly for The Arts Society (NADFAS) across the UK and internationally and is an Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Roehampton.
This is a 6-week course to be held at the Tavistock Parish Rooms (next to the Bedford Hotel, Plymouth Road) from 14.30 - 16.30 each Thursday following the schedule below. Each lecture cost £10 per person and includes light refreshments. There is no need to book in advance - just come along on the day.
The amazing life and art of Artemisia Gentileschi: Italy in the first half of the 17th century.
The art of the Stuart courts: from William Larkin to Peter Lely
The Flemish Masters: Peter Paul Rubens and Anthony Van Dyck,
From Crete to Spain – Icons to Mannerism: the art of El Greco
The art of the Spanish court: Velasquez to Murillo
The Dutch Golden Age: Rembrandt to Vermeer