Art appreciation 1
We have started holding meetings via a Zoom video conference; these sessions are hosted by Jill Thumpston. We have discussed television art programmes, and at our last meeting, listened to and discussed a splendid Powerpoint presentation by Jill on Matisse. We intend to continue with our group discussions, including presentations by members, and discussion of TV art programmes.
Our next session will be on Wednesday 14th July starting at 10.30am.
Art Appreciation 1
This group meets on the 2nd Wednesday of the month, starting at 10.30am.
For each meeting, the group decides on a topic and has covered such periods as The Golden Age of Dutch Painting, English Artists of the 20th Century, Narrative Paintings and Landscapes. As we've been meeting for the last 10 or 12 years we are beginning to run out of ideas, so in this current session, following our last theme of choosing our own style of art to talk about, our next theme is related to talking about the one artist we would like to know or have known. We are particularly looking forward to one of our members talking about What is Art?
Everyone takes part in leading the session, and discussion is usually pretty lively. We also often watch a video that relates to the subject we have been discussing. None of us has any professional expertise, although there are some painters amongst us. We do however, learn a great deal from the research that each of us does in preparing to lead a session.
We are perforce a small group of 10, which means that we currently have a waiting list.
Convener: Ella Marks, tel - 020 8998 5776, or email through the blue bird, above right