Pigments of the Imagination: Delving into Icons
Date: Wednesday, 25th October 2023
Time: 2:00 PM
Presenter: Helen McIldowie-Jenkins
As the fascination with Eastern Orthodox icons continues to surge in the West, it’s pivotal to navigate through the existing misunderstandings regarding their meaning, function, terminology, and theology. Join us to explore ten crucial facets of icons and anticipate a lively discussion on a few ‘hot potatoes’ in the realm of religious art.
Raphael’s Tapestry Cartoons: A Gem at the V&A Museum
Date: Wednesday, 22nd November 2023
Time: 2:00 PM
Speaker: Dr. James Lindow
Dive into the world of Raphael (1483-1520) and explore the tapestry cartoons he completed in 1516, which have become one of the United Kingdom’s most esteemed artistic treasures. The significance of the commission is underscored by the substantial amounts paid to the artist and weavers, reflecting the immense value attributed to these works.
Note: No meeting will be held in December.
Venue: Cranleigh Arts Centre
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