Calendar

February 2020

Tue
18

The History Of Russian Art

The "World of Art"

Wed
19

London: The People Who Shaped A City

Walk: Londons Theatreland

Thu
20

Transformation As Art, Ovid’s Metamorphoses

Arethusa, Arachne, Leda And The Swan (Books 5 & 6)

Tue
25

The History Of Russian Art

Russian Avant-Garde Art

Thu
27

Transformation As Art, Ovid’s Metamorphoses

Niobe And Her Daughters Tereus, Procne And Philomela, Jason And Medea (Books 6 & 7)

March 2020

Tue
3

The History Of Russian Art

Constructivism and Utilitarian Art

Wed
4

London: The People Who Shaped A City

Walk: north and south of the Euston Road

Thu
5

Transformation As Art, Ovid’s Metamorphoses

Eos And Cephalus, Scylla And Minos, Daedalus And Icarus, Philemon And Baucis (Books 7 & 8)

Tue
10

The History Of Russian Art

Twentieth Century Russian Architecture: Visions of a Better World

Thu
12

Transformation As Art, Ovid’s Metamorphoses

Hercules, Byblis And Her Brother, Iphis And Ianthe, Orpheus And Eurydice (Books 9 & 10)

Tue
17

The History Of Russian Art

Socialist Realism and Beyond

Wed
18

London: The People Who Shaped A City

Walk: South Kensington and Chelsea

Thu
19

Transformation As Art, Ovid’s Metamorphoses

Ganymede, Pygmalion, Death Of Orpheus,Midas, Peleus And Thetis, Ceyx And Alcyone, Battle Of Lapiths And Centaurs, Pythagoras (Books 10-15)

April 2020

Tue
28

Art, Life & Literature on the Cote d’Azur

St. Tropez & Cassis: Making Waves

Wed
29

The Art Of Venice

The Making of Venice

May 2020

Tue
5

Art, Life & Literature on the Cote d’Azur

Le Cannet: Painting Ones Pleasure

Wed
6

The Art Of Venice

From Byzantine Splendour to Renaissance Grandeur

Tue
12
Wed
13

The Art Of Venice

Colour and Poetry

Wed
20

The Art Of Venice

The Vision of the Scuole

Tue
26

Art, Life & Literature on the Cote d’Azur

Cap DAntibes: Tender Is The Night

Wed
27

The Art Of Venice

From Casa-Fondaco to Palladian Villa

June 2020

Tue
2

Art, Life & Literature on the Cote d’Azur

Biot & Cagnes Sur Mer: In Praise Of Beauty

Wed
3

The Art Of Venice

The Last Glow of Venice

Tue
9

Art, Life & Literature on the Cote d’Azur

Vence & St. Paul De Vence: Small, Pure, Clean-Cut

Wed
10

Prints, Art and Politics

Printmaking: A Unique Form of Expression

Wed
10

Prints, Art and Politics

Gallery Visit to the British Museum

Tue
16

Art, Life & Literature on the Cote d’Azur

Nice & Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat: A Propos De Nice

Tue
23

Art, Life & Literature on the Cote d’Azur

Villefranche Sur Mer: Poetic Visions

Wed
24

Prints, Art and Politics

The Art of Reproduction and the Print as Fine Art

Tue
30

Art, Life & Literature on the Cote d’Azur

Monte Carlo & Roquebrune Cap Martin: An Act Of Vandalism

July 2020

Wed
1

Prints, Art and Politics

Politics in Print

September 2020

Tue
22

Desire & Longing In Art

It Started With A Kiss

Thu
24

Introduction To Garden History

Subject Introduction And Gardens Of The Roman World

Tue
29

Desire & Longing In Art

Flirting In Paint

October 2020

Thu
1

Introduction To Garden History

The Mediaeval Garden

Tue
6

Desire & Longing In Art

The Marriage Feast

Thu
8

Introduction To Garden History

The Renaissance Garden

Tue
13

Desire & Longing In Art

Artistic Couples

Thu
15

Introduction To Garden History

The Baroque Garden

Tue
20

Desire & Longing In Art

Broken Vows - Adultery And Its Consequences

Thu
22

Introduction To Garden History

The Landscape Garden

Tue
27

Desire & Longing In Art

Les Grandes Horizontales And Other Fallen Women

Thu
29

Introduction To Garden History

Visit to St James’s Park

November 2020

Tue
3

Desire & Longing In Art

Devouring Females

Thu
5

Introduction To Garden History

The Picturesque Garden

Tue
10

Desire & Longing In Art

The Male Nude

Thu
12

Introduction To Garden History

The Victorian Garden

Tue
17

Desire & Longing In Art

Great Romances

Thu
19

Introduction To Garden History

Edwardian Britain

Tue
24

Desire & Longing In Art

The Exotic Other

Thu
26

Introduction To Garden History

Twentieth Century

January 2021

Thu
14

Personal Identity And The Art Of The West

The Communal Identity Of The Church & The Emergence Of Feeling

Wed
20

Look Here Upon This Picture: How Shakespeare’s Plays Have Been Inspirational For Painters

First Behind The Arras Of The Mind,Now Out In The Open (Hamlet 2)

Thu
21
Wed
27

Look Here Upon This Picture: How Shakespeare’s Plays Have Been Inspirational For Painters

“Wing’d Cupid Painted Blind” (A Midsummer Night’s Dream)

Thu
28

Personal Identity And The Art Of The West

Rooms And Chattels: Changing Environments And Behaviours

February 2021

Tue
2

Towers, Terror, Technology: French Art And Experience

Court, Courtship And Kitchen Maids

Thu
4

Personal Identity And The Art Of The West

The Emergence Of Modern Technology

Wed
10

Look Here Upon This Picture: How Shakespeare’s Plays Have Been Inspirational For Painters

The True Natures Of The More Or Less Than Human (The Tempest 2)

Wed
17

Look Here Upon This Picture: How Shakespeare’s Plays Have Been Inspirational For Painters

The Barge She Sat In, Like A Burnish’d Throne (Antony & Cleopatra)

Wed
24

Look Here Upon This Picture: How Shakespeare’s Plays Have Been Inspirational For Painters

O Swear Not By The Moon, The Inconstant Moon (Romeo And Juliet)

Thu
25

The Five Stages Of Classical British Architecture

The Return Of Classicism In The Early 17th Century

March 2021

Wed
3

Look Here Upon This Picture: How Shakespeare’s Plays Have Been Inspirational For Painters

From Thunder And Lightning To The Death Of Banquo (Macbeth 1)

Thu
4

The Five Stages Of Classical British Architecture

The Genius Of British Classicism In The Late 17th Century

Wed
10

Look Here Upon This Picture: How Shakespeare’s Plays Have Been Inspirational For Painters

From Banquo At The Banquet To ‘Hail, King Of Scotland!’(Macbeth 2)

Thu
11

The Five Stages Of Classical British Architecture

The Classical Houses Of Hampstead

Tue
16

Towers, Terror, Technology: French Art And Experience

"Things Fall Apart; The Centre Cannot Hold"

Wed
17

Look Here Upon This Picture: How Shakespeare’s Plays Have Been Inspirational For Painters

“That Handkerchief Which I So Lov’d And Gave Thee” (Othello)

Thu
18

The Five Stages Of Classical British Architecture

British Baroque, Palladianism, Neo-Classicism & Modern Classicism

April 2021

Thu
22

Michelangelo Buonarotti: His Art, Influences & Rivals

The Early Years: Beginnings & The Ghirlandaio Workshop

Tue
27
Wed
28

Exploring The Musical Baroque And Classical Periods

The Baroque Period In Music 1600-1750

Thu
29

Michelangelo Buonarotti: His Art, Influences & Rivals

Legendary Medici Sculpture Garden: Architetto E Scultore Del Giardino

May 2021

Tue
4

The Jazz Age: From The Roaring 20s To The Great Depression

“America…Our Vast Melting Pot…Our Metropolitan Madness”

Wed
5

Exploring The Musical Baroque And Classical Periods

The Classical Period In Music 1750-1830

Thu
6

Michelangelo Buonarotti: His Art, Influences & Rivals

First Works: The Emergence Of The Painter

Thu
13

Michelangelo Buonarotti: His Art, Influences & Rivals

The Fame Establishing Sculptural Works

Tue
18

The Jazz Age: From The Roaring 20s To The Great Depression

A Lost Generation: Americans In Europe

Thu
20

Michelangelo Buonarotti: His Art, Influences & Rivals

Rivalry, Competition And The Battle Of Cascina

Wed
26

The Art Market: Past, Present & Future

History Of The Art Market From Prehistory To 1999

June 2021

Wed
2

The Art Market: Past, Present & Future

The Art Market In The New Millennium

Thu
3

Michelangelo Buonarotti: His Art, Influences & Rivals

San Lorenzo, The Medici Chapel, And The ‘Tragedy Of The Tomb’

Wed
9

The Art Market: Past, Present & Future

International Art Markets: Is The Art Market A Global Market?

Thu
10
Wed
16

The Art Market: Past, Present & Future

Art Market Sectors: From Antiquities To Contemporary

Wed
23

The Art Market: Past, Present & Future

The Future Of The Art Market

Thu
24

Michelangelo Buonarotti: His Art, Influences & Rivals

His Legacy, School, Influences And Followers

Rhythm of a Russian Dance Theo van Doesburg 1918

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