Jo Campbell Mackenzie
This series of 4 individual short courses crosses historical periods and continents examining some of the western world’s greatest artists and their works.
Early Christian and Medieval Art in the British Isles
- Early Christian iconography in Rome and Byzantium
- The mysteries of the Ruthwell Cross
- The art of the Lindisfarne Gospels
- The place of Pictish sculpture in Insular art
- The early Norman sculpture of Cumbria
Course Code: 04 116 Thursday 2.00/4.00 5 weeks Starts: 1 October 2020 Fees: £40/£35
The Renaissance in Florence, its roots and impact
- Giotto, Duccio and Cimabue – the founders of Modern Art?
- Lorenzo Ghiberti, humanist, business, scholar and the Florence Baptistry doors
- The Brancacci Chapel, its art and impact
- Piero della Francesca – unique genius
- Mantegna and Bellini – a new humanity
Course Code: 04 121 Thursday 2.00/4.00 5 weeks Starts: 12 November 2021 Fees: £40/£35
Italian Baroque art and its roots in the sixteenth century
- Titian, colour and drama in Venetian art
- Albrecht Durer in Venice and the German Renaissance
- The genius of Caravaggio and Annibale Carracci
- Baroque art in Genoa
- The art collection of Charles 1
Course Code: 04 216 Thursday 2.00/4.00 5 weeks Starts: 21 January 2021 Fees: £40/£35
Eighteenth and nineteenth century Scottish art and its links with France
- The Scottish Enlightenment, art, philosophy and science
- The Barbizon School and its significance
- Claude Monet – the ‘eye’ of Impressionism
- Paul Gaugin and Paul Cezanne – who were they?
- The art world in Glasgow 1880-1900, Arts and Crafts, ‘Boys’ and ‘Girls’
Course Code: 04 219 Thursday 2.00/4.00 5 weeks Starts: 25 February 2021 Fees: £40/£35
ITALY – THE COUNTRY, THE CULTURE
Test your Italian!
If you’ve ever dabbled in learning the language, this informal class in Italian offers a chance to refresh your memory and explore the culture of La Bella Italia.
Course Code:04 307 Tuesday 2.00/4.00 5 weeks Starts: 21 April 2021 Fees: £40/£35
CALLING ALL CREATIVES: How to promote your work
Being creative comes naturally, but promoting you and your work? That’s a whole different ball game. This course will provide publicity training for people who work in the arts and creative industries. Whether you’re an artist or an actor, a jewellery maker or a photographer, this four-week programme will provide you with all the skills you need to really shine, including how to: promote you and your work on and offline, engage your audience, deal with media and present yourself in a calm and confident manner.
Course code: 04 302 Monday 6.30/8.30 4 weeks Starts: 19 April 2021 Fee: £32/£28 concession