Albrecht Durer: Self Portrait 1500;                   Frida Kahlo: Self Portrait with Hummingbird 1940

NEW TALK SERIES: ‘SELFIE POWER’ (A History of Self Portraiture) AT THE PENNOYER CENTRE, PULHAM ST MARY

Date/Time
Date(s) - 02/10/2018 - 03/09/2019
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Location
pennoyer centre

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COMMENCING 2ND OCTOBER. 1ST TUESDAY OF THE MONTH. 12 SESSIONS. NO BOOKING REQUIRED.

No need to book. £8 per session.

There is a lovely café in the Pennoyer Centre where tea, coffee and homemade cakes and lunches are on sale. Free parking also available.

This talk series looks at Self Portraiture from the Middle Ages to the Present and is presented thematically rather than chronologically. It will examine not only the self portraits themselves, but the psychology and biography of the artists and other work by them. It also introduces aspects of socio-economic conditions, culture and philosophy.

Themes are as follows, though the order may change:

VICTIMS, MIRRORS, ARTISTS AT WORK, WOMEN ARTISTS, SAINTS, DISGUISES, PHOTOGRAPHIC SELF PORTRAITS, SCULPTURAL SELF PORTRAITS, REMBRANDT, GUSTAVE COURBET, WILLIAM ORPEN, LOVIS CORINTH.

 


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