MEMBERS' LECTURE: THE SPIRIT OF PLACE IN BRITISH ART, FROM BACON TO GORMLEY

Tuesday 14 May, 4pm

Sunset in the Cotswolds - Frederick Landseer Maur Griggs

Drinks served after the lecture

Ashmolean Lecture Theatre

TICKETS: £20

MEMBERS ONLY

Popular art historian and lecturer Mary Acton examines the Post-War period in British Art, explaining how a questioning of modernism has led to some interesting developments, particularly in the context of land art. This is a period marked by a move away from traditional interpretations of landscape and it has been especially important in sculpture, as reflected in the work of British artists like Richard Long and David Nash. Behind the scenes, the Ashmolean continues to acquire modern works and this talk will make reference to British Art in the collection.

Booking will open on 8 February – CLICK HERE TO BOOK YOUR TICKETS.

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