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Lunchtime Lecture: Virginia Woolf as a Cubist Writer

Lunchtime Lecture: Virginia Woolf as a Cubist Writer

  • Lecture

18 September 2014, 13:15
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Free

Sarah Latham Phillips explores the fascinating relationship between Virginia Woolf's fiction and the ideas of Cubist painting. Comparing Woolf's Modernist prose post-1917 with the ideas of the Cubist movement, she considers the use of perspective, multiple viewpoints, a complex use of space, fragmentation and light and texture, focussing on  Jacob's Room and Mrs Dalloway as well as a number of short stories.

In Conversation: Portraits from Life: Catherine Goodman

In Conversation: Portraits from Life: Catherine Goodman

A part of Late Shift
18 September 2014, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £7 (£6 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online or visit the Gallery in person.

Artist Catherine Goodman, whose portraits from life are currently on display, discusses the relationship between artists and sitter with Rachel Campbell-Johnston, Chief Art Critic at The Times and the Gallery’s Contemporary Curator, Sarah Howgate.
 

Lecture: ‘When you see me you know me’: Likeness and Authenticity in the Portraits of the Tudor Dynasty

Lecture: ‘When you see me you know me’: Likeness and Authenticity in the Portraits of the Tudor Dynasty

A part of Late Shift
25 September 2014, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £7 (£6 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Curators Tarnya Cooper and Charlotte Bolland discuss some of the most famous faces in the Collection in the light of new research undertaken as part of the Making Art in Tudor Britain project.

Lunchtime Lecture: Caught on Camera: The Photographic Work of Rupert and Beatrix Potter

Lunchtime Lecture: Caught on Camera: The Photographic Work of Rupert and Beatrix Potter

  • Lecture

2 October 2014, 13:15
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Free
Writer and historian Michael Wilson looks at the work of Rupert Potter and his daughter Beatrix, both talented amateur photographers.

Lunchtime Lecture: Ada Lovelace: Victorian Computing Visionary

Lunchtime Lecture: Ada Lovelace: Victorian Computing Visionary

  • Lecture

16 October 2014, 13:15
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Free
Lauded as the first ever computer programmer, Ada Lovelace was a gifted mathematician, yet the veracity of her contributions to computer science is often questioned.

Lecture: Life With William Morris: A Biographer’s Perspective

Lecture: Life With William Morris: A Biographer’s Perspective

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

Fiona MacCarthy, curator of Anarchy & Beauty, talks about her long involvement as a writer with one of the most arresting figures of Victorian Britain.

In Conversation: A Portrait of Britain

In Conversation: A Portrait of Britain

A part of Late Shift
30 October 2014, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £7 (£6 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Sandy Nairne, Director of the Gallery, and Tarnya Cooper, Chief Curator, discuss the history of the Gallery and the development of the Collection through time.

Lunchtime Lecture: Black Poppies: Britain’s Black Community & the Great War

Lunchtime Lecture: Black Poppies: Britain’s Black Community & the Great War

  • Lecture

6 November 2014, 13:15
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Free
Community historian Stephen Bourne explores the military and civilian wartime experiences of Britain's black community from the trenches to the music halls.

Lecture: Moustaches, Whiskers and Beards: A History of Facial Hair

Lecture: Moustaches, Whiskers and Beards: A History of Facial Hair

A part of Late Shift
13 November 2014, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £7 (£6 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Author Lucinda Hawksley looks at the best, the worst and the most hilarious examples of facial hair in the Collection with particular reference to hirsute Victorians, including William Morris and his circle.

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Lunchtime Lecture: 'Something of me’ – Portraits of Cecil Beaton

  • Lecture

20 November 2014, 13:15
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Free
Cecil Beaton enjoyed being the sitter for portraits by his circle of artist friends as much as he enjoyed photographing them.

Lecture: Warhol/Morris

Lecture: Warhol/Morris

A part of Late Shift
20 November 2014, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £7 (£6 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Turner Prize winning artist Jeremy Deller talks about curating a major exhibition at Modern Art Oxford of work by his two greatest influences.