Five Great European Artists – Édouard Manet (France) with Dr Jan Cox
This course is part of Dillington Discovery Winter/Spring week.
Five superb artists from the nineteenth-century. Édouard Manet (France), who painted modern life and shocked Paris with ‘Olympia’. Ilya Repin (Russia), who brought Russian themes to Europe, most notably ‘Barge Haulers on the Volga’. P. S. Krøyer (Denmark), technically brilliant chronicler of the fisherfolk of Skagen. Anders Zorn (Sweden), painter of U.S. presidents, nudes, and the country folk of his homeland. Joaquín Sorolla (Spain), who excelled in bringing light and vibrancy to depictions of the countryside and the sea.
Wednesday 23rd February – Édouard Manet (France)
You can attend all week or by the day. £60 per day.
Dr Jan. D. Cox was awarded a BA at Oxford Brookes University, where his work on Christopher Wood won the Jeanne Sheehy Memorial Prize, and an MA at the University of Bristol. He was formerly chief researcher for a project that placed online Wyndham Lewis’s art criticism in The Listener, and has since been awarded a PhD scholarship by the University of Leeds. He has lectured extensively on European and British art at the University of Bristol and the Royal West of England Academy. He has also addressed conferences at Universities in Oxford and Montreal, and at the Danish National Gallery, Tate Britain, Tate St. Ives and the Courtauld Institute. He is on the tutor panel for both Oxford and Cambridge Universities.
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