Type
4 courses
Art History

Great Artists in Focus

Join the class for a weekly in-depth look at a particular artist's work. These lively slide lectures will give anyone the opportunity to concentrate on and appreciate a particular artist's work with the expert guidance of an artist and art historian from the college's School of Ideas.

Each lecture will be followed up with comprehensive notes, sent by email. These are stand-alone lectures and learners may join in any term.

11/01/2023 - Wed (13:00-15:00) - Parkshot Campus - 10 weeks - £177.00 - C00411-222302
19/04/2023 - Wed (13:00-15:00) - Parkshot Campus - 10 weeks - £177.00 - C00411-222303

Learning to Look: Art and Visual Culture

This course will be delivered online.

Join artist and enthusiastic art lecturer tutor, for a wide-ranging and entertaining series of art and design-related lectures around specific artists, art and design movements and visual culture in general. No prior knowledge or art education required - just an open mind!

Wednesday: 19.00-21.00

These are the kind of lectures you might hear.

These are all stand-alone lectures. A minority are in two parts, given over two consecutive weeks. Learners may join the course in any of the three terms. In a series of lectures, over...

11/01/2023 - Wed (19:00-21:00) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 10 weeks - £177.00 - C02066-222302
26/04/2023 - Wed (19:00-21:00) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 10 weeks - £177.00 - C02066-222303

Literature: The Gothic Legacy

This course begins with an exploration of the origins of the concept of ?Gothic? as a literary genre. You will be introduced to a range of texts in different forms by different authors, which all share a ?Gothic? theme or influence, from Mary Shelley to Alfred Hitchcock. We will discuss the emergence of the Gothic in its historical context as well as learning to identify traces of this powerful influence across other contemporary artforms. There will be opportunities to create your own ?Gothic?, through writing and other creative exercises. You will be introduced to a range of novels,...

11/01/2023 - Wed (11:00-13:00) - Parkshot Campus - 10 weeks - £177.00 - C02934-222301

The Story of Art

This course may be delivered online - please see the course information box to confirm.

Join artist and art lecturer, Nick Pearson to appreciate the themes, influences and historical events as well as the individual artists that have shaped western art history.
This course takes the form of a series of lively and informative illustrated lectures.
Learners may join the course in any of the terms.

Term One, starting in September 2022 starts the story of western art in the late Middle Ages, moving on through the Renaissance (e.g. Botticelli, Leonardo, Michelangelo)...

10/01/2023 - Tue (19:15-21:15) - Parkshot Campus - 10 weeks - £177.00 - C01100-222303
25/04/2023 - Tue (19:15-21:15) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 10 weeks - £177.00 - C01100-222305