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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.

Marketing the Modern

In this lecture, you will see how in the later 19th century came new ways of bringing art to the public. In France, the success of the Impressionists was due as much to their entrepreneurship as to artistic innovation while in England, the 1851 Great Exhibition was a triumph of both science and art. Conceived to enhance commerce and design, this was to have a lasting impact on quality and availability across the range of the arts.


Speaker(s):

Ms Nicole Mezey | talks

 

Date and Time:

27 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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