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Interiors: Take Six – Six Pictures, Six artists, One Theme – GI 19 756 (Online)

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3 November 2020 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 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 November 2020
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Length of Course:
1 Tuesday
£13.70 – £16.45
Reference Code:
GI 19 756


Interiors is the first theme of the ongoing series Take Six: Six Pictures, Six Artists, One Theme. The current situation has meant that many of us have spent much more time than usual in our rooms and have become increasingly aware of them and their influence on our mood and thoughts. This talk looks at how artists have presented these personal spaces over the centuries and features work by Vermeer, Bacon, Van Eyck, Hopper, Van Gogh and Vuillard.


Interiors Take Six – Six Pictures, Six artists, One Theme

Francis Bacon. Figure Writing Reflected on a Mirror, 1976. Oil, sand and dry transfer lettering on canvas. 198 x 147 cm.

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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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