Taking its cue from Leonardo this workshop will study the structure, integration and representation of the human form through the practice of life drawing. Led by figurative artist and teacher of anatomy Alan McGowan it will consider how to approach ... Read more about One Day Life Drawing Workshop
Often described as a bloody and grisly business, this lunchtime lecture will consider some of the key developments in surgery during the early 16th century and look, in more depth, at the work of the influential French surgeon Ambroise Paré and the ... Read more about Renaissance Surgery and Mechanical Prosthetics
Allan Chinn, Collections Information Assistant - Prints and Drawings, will draw a comparison between Humphrey Ocean’s painting Birds at Ngong and Maurice Cockrill’s exuberant Treasure as they offer interesting ways to view abstract ... Read more about Short Talk: From figurative to abstract?
Join Timothy Standring, Gates Foundation Curator at the Denver Art Museum and co-curator of the exhibition to discuss how Castiglione’s etching The Genius of Castiglione proclaims his fame as an artist. Learning about some of the trials and ... Read more about Lecture: The Genius of Castiglione
How were Rowlandson’s prints seen and used by their eighteenth-century audience? Join Kate Heard for this free ten minute talk, including an up-close look at a decorative scrap screen - a rare survival of a popular method of displaying caricature ... Read more about 10 Minute Talk: Meet the Curator