Drawing London's Art Collections: A Feminist Perspective
Starts Friday, 14th September 10am
View, discuss and draw from art collections in London, including The National Gallery, The Wallace Collection and Tate Britain. We will develop a framework for critical thinking and formulate our own creative responses. In each class you will be given a themed presentation and a tour of selected artworks followed by a drawing session directly from the original artworks.
Questions we will discuss will include: who is making this artwork, who is being presented and how are they being portrayed? We will learn to look at artworks with a sensitivity to feminist art history and the representation of women. As we develop our drawings of the artworks, we will ask: how might we re-imagine these artworks to make them reflect contemporary London and our own life experiences?
This course will be taught by Sarah Lightman PhD.
Friday 10:00-13:00 starting 14th September 2018.
All new students are invited for a free trial class. Please send us a message to book a place.
A self-portrait by the Italian Baroque painter Artemisia Gentileschi. It is the first artwork by a female artist acquired by the National Gallery in 27 years