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Camille Claudel – Woman Sculptor – GI 21 139 (Face to Face)

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23 February 2022 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm GMT

Tutor: Tammy Ellis BA (Hons) (Lon) BA (Hons) (Surrey)

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Date: 23 February 2022
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Length of Course:
1 Day
£17.40 – £21
Reference Code:
GI 21 139
Ward Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LH


The impassioned young sculptor Camille Claudel (1864–1943) began as Rodin’s pupil in 1884, before becoming his mistress. Until the end of their relationship in 1898, she and Rodin shared their exploration of sculpture. Claudel was determined that her role as Rodin’s assistant and lover would not define her work. Eager to forge her own path, she went on to accept commissions and to seek recognition as both an independent artist and innovative European sculptor. Claudel created a highly personal body of work that was marked by her interest in movement and her great sensitivity.


Camille Claudel, La Valse (The Waltz), c.1893, bronze, 43.2 x 23 x 34.3 cm © Agence photographique du Musée Rodin - Jérome Manoukian


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Camille Claudel - Woman Sculptor - GI 21 139 - Full Price
Face to Face
£ 21.00
4 available
Camille Claudel - Woman Sculptor - GI 21 139 - Concessions (30yrs & under, 65yrs + & jobseekers)
Face to Face
£ 19.20
4 available
Camille Claudel - Woman Sculptor - GI 21 139 - Member
£ 17.40
4 available
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About the Speaker

Tammy Ellis

Tammy was born in London and raised for some years in the North of England. She returned to her roots in 1982 to attend the University of London to read a degree in French and German and, more importantly, this is where she met her husband.

Whilst languages remain an important part of her life, and she still teaches both French and German up to A level, her main passion is Art History. Tammy has been a lecturer in Art History at The Guildford Institute since graduating from the University of Surrey in 2007. Her main interests lie in 19th, 20th and 21st Century art and her aim has always been to make art accessible and ‘food for the soul’.

Over the past four years Tammy has also been involved in art tours to France, Ireland and Liverpool and has given guided visits of Tate Britain. She thoroughly enjoy the level of interaction that these trips bring. Tammy also lectures privately to groups and gives ‘one-off’ talks on art.

Tammy has three wonderful children, two dogs and a horse and they all keep her very busy! When she does have a moment’s peace, she loves to bake and read books for her book club.


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