Art History Courses - January to April 2019

Enquiries & Bookings: Telephone 01202 888992 9am - 5pm, Monday to Friday


Study Mornings only £20!

The Fairy Tale Art of Arthur Rackham (1867-1939)
Friday 5th April 9.30am to 12.30pm
Arthur Rackham is recognized as one of the leading figures of British book illustration. His work is noted for its robust pen and ink drawings, which were combined with the use of watercolour. We will also take a look at works by other leading artists during
the ‘Golden Age of Illustration’, such as Walter Crane, Edmund Dulac, Aubrey Beardsley and Kay Nielsen.


2 Week Courses, £34

Baroque Art and Architecture
Fridays 8th and 15th February, 9.30am to 12.00pm

Looking at the origins and development of the Baroque style that encompassed sculpture, painting, architecture, literature, dance, theatre and music. We will be looking at some wonderfully exuberant and lavish palaces, churches and artworks by architects, artists and sculptors such as Bernini, Caravaggio, Lorrain, Poussin and Rube.

The Barbizon and Hudson River Schools
Fridays 8th and 22nd March, 9.30am to 12.00pm

Two schools of landscape artists active around 1826 through to 1870. The American Hudson River School painters, working around the Hudson River Valley, painted with a Romantic, pastoral vision of the landscape, whilst the Barbizon School painted
in a realist manner, depicting the areas around the village of Barbizon, located just outside Paris near the Forest of Fontainebleau. Both Schools have a wealth of beautiful, stunning and varied visions of their respective and very different landscapes.