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Watts Symposium: Decorating Sacred Spaces

Day One exploring artists who have decorated spiritual spaces to create a context for Mary Watts's Cemetery Chapel.

Summer 2010 will celebrate Mary Watts's Cemetery Chapel, a pioneering community art project completed in 1904 in the village of Compton, Surrey. Day One at St Paul's Cathedral will explore artists who have been inspired to decorate sacred spaces, moving onto focus upon the Watts Cemetery Chapel on Day Two, when the event moves to Compton and includes a accompanied visit to the Chapel. Speakers include:
Richard Dorment, Art Critic of The Daily Telegraph
Christopher Le Brun RA, Artist
Timonty Hyman, Painter; Lead Curator of Tate's Stanley Spencer Retrospective 2001; Co-curator of British Vision (Ghent, 2007-2008)
Professor Simon Olding,Director, Crafts Study Centre
Mark Bills, Curator Watts Gallery


Richard Dorment | talks
Christopher Le Brun RA | talks
Timothy Hyman | talks
Professor Simon Olding | talks
Mark Bills | talks
Simon Carter | talks
Hilary Underwood | talks
Ayla Lepine | talks


Date and Time:

9 July 2010 at 2:00 pm


Half Day



St Paul's Cathedral
Wren Suite

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Organised by:

Watts Gallery
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Friday - £15 Friday & Saturday - £45

Available from:

01483 810235

Additional Information:

Full speaker list and further information available at www.wattsgallery.org.uk

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