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Velázquez – ‘The Great Magician of Art’
Thu 7th Nov 2019 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Velázquez(1599-1660) was the leading artist in the court of King Philip IV of spain, noted for his portraits, of the spanish royal family and others, culminating in the production of his masterpiece Las Meninas in 1656. This Lecture considers the way in which the artist raises questions about reality and illusion, via complex and enigmatic composition.
The Lecturer: Douglas Skeggs
Douglas Skeggs read Fine Art at Magdalene College, Cambridge. He is a Writer, Artist, TV Presenter. Lecturer to many London art courses. Director of the New Academy of Arts. Author of 6 Novels.