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Botticelli – Mythical Beauty – GI 21 143 (Face to Face)

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3 February 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm GMT

Tutor: Ronnie Ireland D.A. (Drawing and Painting; Glasgow School of Art) B.A. (Hons) Open University

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Date: 3 February 2022
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Length of Course:
1 Day
£11.60 – £14
Reference Code:
GI 21 143
Ward Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LH


Sandro Botticelli created some of the most memorable images in western art including The Birth Of Venus and La Primavera. A central figure of the Early Renaissance, his work reflects the debates on reconciling Christianity with the Neoplatonism derived from the rediscovery of Classical art. Throughout a period of turbulent spiritual battles, Botticelli created allegories of astonishing beauty and perfection.


Sandro Botticelli, The Birth of Venus (Detail), 1480 Image: WikimediaCommons


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Face to Face
£ 14.00
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Face to Face
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About the Speaker

Ronnie Ireland



Ronnie’s life has always revolved around art and music. He has drawn and painted all his life and made music (mainly singing; from opera through to rock and jazz) during much of it.

He was born and educated in Glasgow, then moved to Edinburgh where he taught art and ran a company, organising and playing music. Ronnie moved to the south of England in 2011, realising he needed a fresh start and new challenges in a new place.

The regular art classes which Ronnie now runs are very important to him. They aim to encourage artists to develop their own ideas and voice, and he finds it exciting and gratifying working with the artists as they progress. He feels it is the most difficult, but also the most rewarding part of art. Ronnie also gives regular talks, demonstrations and workshops on many aspects of art and creativity to art societies, educational institutions and the corporate world.

His own art centres around the idea of identity and how it manifests in many different ways from the theatrical to the everyday.    


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