The Development of Abstraction in 20th Century Art – GI 23 086 (Face to Face)
1 February 2024 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm GMT
Tutor: Daphne Jefferis BA(Hons) PGCEAGo to all Courses
What is Abstraction and how did this movement in Western Art develop? These questions will be addressed with a study of Kandinsky and the Russian avant-garde, how the Americans embraced the new style, and concluding with British Art, focusing on the group of artists known as the St Ives School.
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Thursday 8th February @ 10:00am
About the Speaker
Daphne is an Art History lecturer who has a special interest in 19th and 20th century European Art. She delivered study tours to Florence for many years, so also has a particular love of early Renaissance art.
Daphne has taught for many years at the Guildford Institute and also A-Level Art History in Adult Education and in schools. Daphne gives talks all over Surrey for Art Societies, Women’s Institute and Probus groups and for anyone who asks her!
Now in semi-retirement, Daphne is giving more time to drawing and painting and exploring new techniques and subjects. She has exhibited her work at the Institute as well as with Guildford Arts, AppArt and at the Cathedral.
V Café at The Guildford Institute provides a friendly catering service using high quality, fresh, vegetarian and vegan ingredients.
The perfect way to give a treat to someone special who takes real pleasure in learning new things and taking part in great activities.