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Europe of the Empires: The Arts of the Nineteenth Century

From the collapse of the ‘Ancien Regime’ and the ravages of a 25 year war, the “Long 19th Century” took us to the outbreak of a very different war in 1914, in a very different world.


This course examines the expression of change in the arts – from Goya in Spain, Blake in England and the Impressionists in France. As Empires expanded we will look at the impact of trade and new materials and of new and exotic influences on artists from Delacroix to Picasso.

Changing Lives

In this lecture, you will see how the Victorian age brought public morality. The family was the keynote and became a new theme in painting and novels. For the first time, children and family life became subjects and not only did women’s experiences start to be recorded, we see the rise of the first female artists, like Morisot and Cassatt. Nationalism took hold across Europe and we examine how the national spirit was imagined from Bavaria to Balmoral.


Speaker(s):

Ms Nicole Mezey | talks

 

Date and Time:

13 January 2016 at 10:45 am

Duration:

Half Day

 

Venue:

The University Women's Club
2 Audley Square
London
W1K 1DB


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Tickets:

£49

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