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From the birth of Rococo to the avant-garde experiments of the Post-Impressionists, this six-session course explores the exciting history of some of the most influential artists from the 18th and 19th century. These artists changed the ways in which art is viewed and laid the foundations for today’s art world. The course is perfect for those who wish to study artists and their works in more depth. The lectures on site will be complemented by two guided visits led by Consultant Lecturer Dr James Hicks.

The Details
  • Course Dates

    Course Dates

    Day Course: 10.00am-12.15pm

    Date: Thursday; 2, 9, 23 February, 2, 9, 16 March 2017 (term break 16 February), 2017
  • Faculty


    Dr James Hicks, Consultant Lecturer, Sotheby's Institute of Art - London
    PhD, University of Hertfordshire; MA, History of Art, Goldsmiths; BA History of Art, James Madison University.

    Dr James Hicks is a Consultant Lecturer at Sotheby’s Institute of Art, London. His interests lie in British art history as well as modern and contemporary visual culture. At Sotheby's Institute James has lectured on the history of fine art, modern and contemporary art, and the culture of London's art fairs. In addition to his work at Sotheby’s Institute, he lectures at the Tate galleries and the National Portrait Gallery. He also lectures at James Madison University and Pepperdine University on humanities and visual culture. He has contributed to such publications as Tate's Galleries Handbook.
  • Course Fees

    Course Fees

    £550 (£500 if booked by 12 January, 2017)
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