Lies, Damned Lies and Art

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Availability

Available


Dates

3rd Dec - 3rd Dec, 2019
(Tuesdays)


Times

2pm-5pm

Location

The Guildford Institute
Ward Street, Guildford
GU1 4LH


Cost

£16.50£19.80


Tutor

Ronnie Ireland DA, BA (Hons)

Reference

GI 19 546

René Magritte: The Treachery of Images. 1928-1929. Oil on Canvas. 63.5 x 93.98 cm. Los Angeles County Museum Art, Los Angeles.

"Most interesting and enjoyable."

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“We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realise the truth, at least the truth that is given to us to understand” (Pablo Picasso). What is ‘truth’ in art? What kind of truth can art tell? How can it do it? An investigation of art through the centuries asking these questions and maybe even suggesting some answers to this all-pervasive subject.


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