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History of Art Lecture Package (14+)

Wednesday evenings 6 - 8pm

  • Ended
  • 100 British pounds
  • Great King Street

Service Description

Welcome to our second term 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: January 17th Samuel Vince - A History of French art: from Versailles to the last Republic. (Rococo, Neoclassicism, romantic, Impressionism) January 24th Samuel Vince - The Portrayal of Musical Ideas in Art: 19th Century Genre Painting to Kandinsky and Rothko January 31st Dora Kalogianni - Byzantine Icon Painting & Architecture February 7th Dorothea Kalogianni - Shaping Modernity: Artistic Rebellion after WWI February 14th Elsa Ritchie - Abstract Expressionism: An emotional refuge February 21st Emma Chatjan - Simon Berger’s Art of Shattering February 28th TBC March 6th Jonathan Freemantle - Making Mountains with Mountains: Alchemy at Altitude March 13th Alicia Coombs: Direct vs Indirect Painting: It's history, Artists and uses today. March 20th Celine Wei - The Dutch Golden Age Image Credits: 1) Jean-Honoré Fragonard, The Swing, 1767 2) Circles in a Circle 1923 Kandinsky 3) Jesus Christ Pantocrator (Detail from the deesis mosaic in Hagia Sophia, Istanbul) 4) Abstract-expressionist-painting 5) Number 17, 1949, Jackson Pollock 6) Simon Berger courtesy Aurum Gallery 7) Jonathan Freemantle grinding pigment 8) Jonathan Freemantle, finished mountain painting 9) Sadie Valeri’s Oil Painting of a Pink Conch, oil on panel, 11 x 14 inches, 2021 underpainting 10) Sadie Valeri’s Oil Painting of a Pink Conch, oil on panel, 11 x 14 inches, 2021

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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