Modern Movements : An introduction to Modern Art Lecture 2: Post-Impressionism

Sunday 15 October 2006
2.00pm - 3.30pm
5, includes refreshments, Tel: 0161 235 8888 to book.

The second in a series of nine lectures by Nirvana Romell exploring 20th century art movements. This lecture features artists Seurat, Van Gogh and Gauguin.

A series of monthly lectures exploring the explosion of different styles of art in the 20th century. The series explains the basic principles behind modern art as well as the historical development and demise of the whole movement, from  the 1870s until the 1960s. The focus is on painting and main movements such as Impressionism, Cubism and Expressionism. Special attention will be paid to the works from Manchester Art Gallery’s own collection.

No previous knowledge is necessary. Come to one or all nine lectures.

Lecture 3 : 5 November, Lecture 4 : 3 December

Dates for 2007 to follow

Nirvana Romell lectures in art history across the North West. Her series ‘Classics to Contemporaries’ has run successfully at Manchester Art Gallery for the last two years.

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