Ukrainian Art – From Icons to the Avant-Garde – GI 23 082 (Face to Face)
14 March 2024 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm GMT
Tutor: Dr Louise Hardiman MA, PhDGo to all Courses
This lecture will introduce the history of Ukrainian art and architecture. Exploring a selection of artists, art works, and buildings, we will consider the specific historical and geographical contexts of art making in Ukraine. Lecturer Louise Hardiman will present a wide variety of work including Kyivan Rus churches and icons, the Cossack Baroque, nineteenth century portraiture and landscape art, and the avant-garde movements of the early twentieth century.
About the Speaker
Dr Louise Hardiman
Dr Louise Hardiman specialises in nineteenth and twentieth century Russian and Ukrainian art, the international Arts and Crafts movement, and the history of British-Russian cultural exchange. She is an independent consultant, writer, and lecturer who has taught undergraduate students and adult learners in various educational settings. Dr Hardiman is a firm believer in the benefits of lifelong learning. She knows well its opportunities and challenges, including the practicalities of how to fit study in alongside the multitude of other daily tasks.
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