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History of Art Lecture Package 1

Wednesday evenings 6 - 8pm

  • Ended
  • 125 British pounds
  • Great King Street

Service Description

Welcome to our inaugural series of Art History Lectures, we are so happy to present them and look forward to welcoming you and opening our doors on Wednesday evenings 6 - 8pm at 13 Great King Street. In collaboration with The University of Edinburgh, we are delighted to work with the following speakers, who are all experts on their chosen topics, topics chosen which represent local interest here in Scotland and also subjects stretching further afield internationally, across different histories and cultures. We are delighted to present the following: Week 1 - Wednesday 4th October The Building of Edinburgh's New Town - Lara Chapman Week 2 - Wednesday 11th October Artworks in Everyday Edinburgh - Lara Chapman Week 3 - Wednesday 18th October A Fascinating Exploration of Greek Art: Contrasting the High Classical and Hellenistic Periods -Dorothea Kalogianni Week 4 - Wednesday 25th October From Mural to Canvas - Emma Chatjan Week 5 - Wednesday 1st November Chinese painting from the Late Qing dynasty until the end of the Republic - Teddy Woods Week 6 - Wednesday 8th November Japanese Buddhist art - Elodie Pascal Week 7 - Wednesday 15th November The Independent and Renaissance landscape of Albrecht Altdorfer - Hannah Monohon Week 8 - Wednesday 22nd November The Pre Raphaelites - Rachel Hartley Week 9 - Wednesday 29th November Lady Agnew of Lochnaw - Samuel Vince Week 10 - Wednesday 6th December The Scottish Colourists - Samuel Vince Following our first series of lectures are the following lined up for Spring Term I, January 17th to March 20th, and to be completed Dorothea Kalogianni -Shaping Modernity: Artistic Rebellion after WWI Elsa Ritchie - Abstract Expressionism: An emotional refuge Emma Chatjan - Simon Berger’s Art of Shattering Celine Wei - The Dutch Golden Age Image credits 1: Charlotte Square, designed by the architect Robert Adam in 1791 2: Robert Burns, Bronze, Leith Burns Club 1898 4: 'Love is a Bin' 'Girl with a Balloon' Banksy 5: 'Gong Xian, one album leaf from Eight Views of Landscape, 1684, Qing Dynasty, handscroll, ink on paper (Shanghai Museum)' 6: Buddha Satori Pagoda Yakushiji 7: Alt Christ on the Mount of Olives, Berlin 8: Arthur Hughs, April Love, c.1855, oil in canvas, 88.9 x 49.5 cm, London, Tate Britain 9: Lady Agnew of Lochnaw John Singer Sargent 1892 10: The Orange Blind Frances Boileau Cadell 1928

Cancellation Policy

We will provide a 50% refund if you give written advance notice up to 30 days before the course start date. 0% refund 30 days before a course starts. Please note there is an administration fee of £5 payable in respect of such refunds to cover payment processing fees. You will need to inform a member of administration staff in writing by emailing EDS at Additionally, if you withdraw for any reason after the course has started you will not be entitled to a refund. We are a small business and we depend on every booking to ensure that classes can go ahead. If a student is unable to attend a class due to illness, then EDS must be informed immediately so that the tutor can be notified. If you are missing a class because you suspect that you have developed Covid-19, please let us know immediately so that we can alert fellow student and tutors. Non-attendance of classes/workshops does not automatically mean a refund, however EDS will assess the circumstance

Contact Details

  • 13A Great King Street, Edinburgh, UK

    + 0131 556 0971

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