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One Day Life Drawing Workshop

Tuesday, 29 October 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Taking its cue from Leonardo this workshop will study the structure, integration and representation of the human form through the practice of life drawing. ... Read more about One Day Life Drawing Workshop

Renaissance Surgery and Mechanical Prosthetics

Wednesday, 6 November 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

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 emer ... Read more about Renaissance Surgery and Mechanical Prosthetics

Short Talk: From figurative to abstract?

Thursday, 7 November 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

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 pai ... Read more about Short Talk: From figurative to abstract?

Short Talk: Explosive brushwork takes the upper hand

Thursday, 14 November 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Although in many respects worlds apart, the architect Will Alsop seems to share with the artist Castiglione an ebullient enthusiasm for mark-making almost as an end in itself.  In this talk Allan Chinn, Collections Information Assistant - Prints and Dra ... Read more about Short Talk: Explosive brushwork takes the upper hand

Exclusive Evening View of Castiglione: Lost Genius and Gifted: From the Royal Academy to The Queen

Wednesday, 20 November 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Enjoy an Exclusive Evening View of Castiglione: Lost Genius and Gifted: From the Royal Academy to The Queen at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace on Wednesday 20 November. ... Read more about Exclusive Evening View of Castiglione: Lost Genius and Gifted: From the Royal Academy to The Queen

Exclusive Evening View of Gifted: From the Royal Academy to The Queen

Wednesday, 20 November 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Enjoy an Exclusive Evening View of Gifted: From the Royal Academy to The Queen exhibition at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace on Wednesday 20 November. ... Read more about Exclusive Evening View of Gifted: From the Royal Academy to The Queen

Short Talk: ‘Omnia Vanitas’: symbolism in Castiglione’s imagery

Thursday, 28 November 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Martin Clayton, Head of Prints and Drawings and co-curator of the exhibition, will discuss the symbolism of decay and transience present in so many of Castiglione’s works.

Short Talks are free with an exhibition ticket or 1-Year Pass. ... Read more about Short Talk: ‘Omnia Vanitas’: symbolism in Castiglione’s imagery

Short Talk: Castiglione, first practitioner of the monotype

Thursday, 12 December 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Castiglione is the first artist known to have produced prints using the technique of the monotype. In this talk, Timothy J. ... Read more about Short Talk: Castiglione, first practitioner of the monotype

Lecture: The Genius of Castiglione

Thursday, 12 December 2013
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

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. ... Read more about Lecture: The Genius of Castiglione

‘I only got one little peep’: George III’s Family and Satirical Prints

Thursday, 23 January 2014
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Thomas Rowlandson and his fellow satirists often took aim at the Georgian royal family, criticising George III for his meddling in Parliament and his sons for their drinking and romantic liaisons.  B

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