Empire and Art. An introduction to British Painting and the history of the British Empire
9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25 October 2012
This series of lectures follows the development of British art from the 16th-century through to the art that arose after the Second World War, with emphasis on its main forms: portrait, landscape, satirical work, etc. Additionally, two lectures will be devoted to the historical context in which the British Empire developed.