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Lecture: Living with Shakespeare

Lecture: Living with Shakespeare

A part of Late Shift
24 April 2014, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £6 (£5 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

In celebration of Shakespeare’s 450th birthday, Sir Richard Eyre reflects on the challenges and rewards of bringing Shakespeare to stage and screen. In partnership with the Royal Society of Literature.

Lunchtime Lecture: Picturing the Boer War, 1899–1902

Lunchtime Lecture: Picturing the Boer War, 1899–1902

  • Lecture

1 May 2014, 13:15
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Free
The Boer War should more properly be called the South African War as it involved all ethnic groups.

Lecture: In Vogue

Lecture: In Vogue

A part of Late Shift
1 May 2014, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £6 (£5 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Polly Devlin, author of The Vogue Book of Fashion Photography, and Jaime Perlman, Creative Director of British Vogue, assess Bailey’s work in the context of Vogue’s use of photography in the 1960s and now.

In Conversation: Masters of Photography

In Conversation: Masters of Photography

  • Late Shift||Lecture

A part of Late Shift
2 May 2014, 19:00-20:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Free ticket required

Advance tickets are now sold out. A limited number of tickets will be available in the Gallery from 18.00 on the day.

Photographer Nadav Kander discusses his work. The Schwartz Memorial Lecture celebrates the legacy of photographer Bern Schwartz.

Lunchtime Lecture: The Indian Contribution to the First World War

Lunchtime Lecture: The Indian Contribution to the First World War

  • Lecture

8 May 2014, 13:15
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Free
Some 1.5 million Indians served in the First World War, 72,000 of whom lost their lives. Lord Bhikhu Parekh pays tribute to India’s unsung contribution.

Lunchtime Lecture: London Recorded by Camera: Street Photography in the East End

Lunchtime Lecture: London Recorded by Camera: Street Photography in the East End

  • Lecture

15 May 2014, 13:15
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Free
Stefan Dickers, Library and Archives Manager at the Bishopsgate Institute, presents a history of street photography in the East End of London, from the 1850s to the present day.

Lecture: Flesh

Lecture: Flesh

A part of Late Shift
15 May 2014, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £6 (£5 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Writer and art historian Simon Watney and guests discuss David Bailey’s portraits of women, wives and lovers in the context of photography and painting.

In Conversation: Repairing the Wounds: Art and Surgery, Then and Now

In Conversation: Repairing the Wounds: Art and Surgery, Then and Now

  • Late Shift||Lecture

A part of Late Shift
15 May 2014, 19:00-20:00
Room 20
Free

Author Louisa Young, curator Emma Chambers and maxillofacial surgeon Iain Hutchison examine the work of Sir Harold Gillies and artist Henry Tonks and discuss how the techniques they developed to restore faces severely injured in the First World War have been used in modern day treatment of physical wounds and their psychological impact.

Late Shift Extra: In Parenthesis

Late Shift Extra: In Parenthesis

  • Late Shift||Lecture

A part of Late Shift
16 May 2014, 18:00-22:00
Please check signage on the day for details

The National Portrait Gallery in partnership with the English National Ballet, present a dance performance at the Gallery inspired by David Jones’ seminal poem of the First World War, In Parenthesis.

Lunchtime Lecture: Court Portraiture in the Reign of Henry VIII: Holbein’s English Legacy

Lunchtime Lecture: Court Portraiture in the Reign of Henry VIII: Holbein’s English Legacy

  • Lecture

22 May 2014, 13:15
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Free
Hans Holbein the Younger is the most renowned artist to have worked at the court of Henry VIII.

Lecture ‘Burning the Box of Beautiful Things’: The English Cultural Revolution of the Early ‘60s

Lecture ‘Burning the Box of Beautiful Things’: The English Cultural Revolution of the Early ‘60s

  • Late Shift||Lecture

A part of Late Shift
22 May 2014, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre

Between the mid- 1950s and mid-1960s, English culture changed rapidly and fundamentally. Professor Alex Seago examines the edgy and exciting cultural milieu within which David Bailey's early career developed.

In Conversation: The Final Months and Beyond

In Conversation: The Final Months and Beyond

  • Late Shift||Lecture

A part of Late Shift
22 May 2014, 19:00
Room 20
Free

The Armistice marked a seminal moment in modern European and World history. Historians Nick Lloyd and David Reynolds examine the bloody last months of WW1 and its true impact on the 20th century. Chaired by Alex von Tunzelmann.

Lecture: Heroes

Lecture: Heroes

A part of Late Shift
29 May 2014, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £6 (£5 concessions, Gallery Supporters and members) Bookings online, or visit the Gallery in person.

David Bailey has been inspired by numerous artists and photographers, by talented figures as diverse as Fred Astaire, Andy Warhol, and pioneer British photographer Roger Fenton.

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