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Omnia vanitas, Castiglione

Lunchtime Lecture - Castiglione, the Most Original Draughtsman of the Baroque?

Wednesday, 14 January 2015

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Castiglione’s most distinctive works are his drawings in oil paint and his monotypes, hybrid techniques that he explored more fully than any other artist of his day. This lecture by Martin Clayton, Head of Prints and Drawings for Royal Collection ... Read more about Lunchtime Lecture - Castiglione, the Most Original Draughtsman of the Baroque?

Juno seeking from Jupiter the gift of Io transformed

Short Talk - The Rediscovery of Castiglione's 'Io Transformed'

Wednesday, 14 January 2015

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Martin Clayton, Head of Prints and Drawings for Royal Collection Trust and co-curator of the exhibition, will discuss the newly identified painting by Castiglione that is the centrepiece of the show. ... Read more about Short Talk - The Rediscovery of Castiglione's 'Io Transformed'

Creative Courses - Merry Christmas Printmaking

Saturday, 6 December 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Short Talk - Castiglione, a Baroque Legacy

Friday, 5 December 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

This 10-minute Gallery talk focuses on the art-historical context for the work of Castiglione, examining the aesthetic and technical contributions of the 17th century to his creative output and his subsequent fall from public attention in the 19th ... Read more about Short Talk - Castiglione, a Baroque Legacy

The nativity, angels and God the Father

Short Talk - Castiglione, First Practitioner of the Monotype

Saturday, 15 November 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

In this 10-minute talk, exhibition co-curator, Timothy J. Standring, will discuss Castiglione’s monotype The Nativity with Angels and God the Father ... Read more about Short Talk - Castiglione, First Practitioner of the Monotype

Exposition of Moses, Castiglione

Lunchtime Lecture - A Subversive Outsider from Genoa: the Life and Art of Castiglione

Saturday, 15 November 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Join Dr. Timothy J. Standring as he analyses the turbulent life and complicated career of Castiglione. ... Read more about Lunchtime Lecture - A Subversive Outsider from Genoa: the Life and Art of Castiglione

Performance - A Choice Poem

Saturday, 1 November 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Edinburgh performance poets give readings of favourite Laureate poems requested by the public.  Along with each reading they will also recite a selection of their own work. ... Read more about Performance - A Choice Poem

Liz Lochhead

Special Event - The Word is Scots: Liz Lochhead and the Mother Tongue

Tuesday, 28 October 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Liz Lochhead, National Poet for Scotland, puts the use of Scots in poetry under the microscope. ... Read more about Special Event - The Word is Scots: Liz Lochhead and the Mother Tongue

Short Talk - A Talk and A Walk

Thursday, 23 October 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Join Poetry for the Palace curators, Deborah Clarke or Emma Stuart, for a 10-minute exploration of The Queen's Gallery exhibition discovering the connections, intrigues and histories behind this poetic journey of the last three centuries.  ... Read more about Short Talk - A Talk and A Walk

Performance - A Choice Poem

Saturday, 11 October 2014

The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Edinburgh performance poets give readings of favourite Laureate poems requested by the public.  Along with each reading they will also recite a selection of their own work. ... Read more about Performance - A Choice Poem

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