History - Through the Painter's Eye

Kent Adult Education
Course summary
8 hours
65 GBP
Tunbridge Wells
Professional Training

Course description

History - Through the Painter's Eye: Art of the Anglo Saxons; Art of the Tudor Court; Pre-Raphaelite and Victorian Art, These courses are intended for students who have an interest in art or who are completely new to the area. Participation in the informal discussion group will enable you to learn about works of art by a variety of different artists. Each week, there will be topic-based discussion and a æcompare and contrastÆ exercise which will give you the opportunity to explore a number of paintings in some depth and learn more about symbolism and artistic techniques and devices as well as discovering some of the background to the works studied and their creators., NO EXPERTISE IS EXPECTED and it is not necessary for students to have any previous experience of art history/appreciation. , By the end of this course, you should be able to:, ò Identify a number of artists and name some of their works, ò Describe something of the subject matter/stories/conceits featured in the works studied, ò Discuss and debate the various uses of graphic art , ò Discuss and debate use of symbolism in art, ò Compare different artistsÆ approaches to similar subjects, , , This course will suit anyone interested in the history of London or the Tudor period.

Suitability - Who should attend?

An interest in social history and art

Outcome / Qualification etc.

No Qualification

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Kent Adult Education

Kent Adult Education

Kent Adult Education provides an extensive programme of courses aiming to meet the varied needs and interests of Kent communities. This summary sets out the ways in which Kent Adult Education will deliver learning opportunities to fulfil the purpose and...

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