Courses – The Arts

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ITALIAN PAINTING OF THE 16th CENTURY (ONLINE COURSE)

Jo Chapman Campbell

Starts: Thursday 20 January 2.00 pm – 4.00 pm, 5 weeks

Fees: £40/£35 Code: 05 212

Who doesn’t think of Italy when they think of art and the renaissance? The 16th century witnessed a great flourishing of the art that would influence the world and establish the great masters we still revere today.

Dr Jo Chapman Campbell shares her knowledge and love of renaissance art in this short 5 week course that will take you to Venice, Ferrara, Bologna, Brecia, Cremona and Bergamo. En route you will explore the works of some of the great masters who’ve left their mark on this beautiful country, including, Bellini, Veronese, Tintoretto and Titian.

Join Jo on an unforgettable journey looking for some of Italy’s artistic treasures.

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19th CENTURY PAINTING IN FRANCE (ONLINE COURSE)

Jo Chapman Campbell

Starts: Thursday 24 February 2.00 pm – 4.00 pm, 5 weeks

Fees: £40/£35 Code: 05 220

In the mid 19th century the village of Barbizon on the edge the forest of Fontainebleau became the home of a group of painters inspired by the landscape paintings of Constable. They were part of a movement towards realism in art. The work of Corot, Daubigny and Rousseau would influence many of the great masters we love today and give rise to impressionism and new ways of seeing the world through the eyes of different artists.

In this short course Dr Jo Chapman Campbell will explore one of art’s most exciting periods. Starting with the work the Brabizon painters, she will follow their influence on some of those who followed them; Monet, Degas – the ‘different’ impressionist, Cezanne – and Post Impressionism and conclude with the controversial Gaugin and the rise of Symbolism.

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