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A fascinating exploration of some of the key differences between Western and Arab cultural traditions and societal norms, including the role of Islam and set against recent political upheaval in the region.
Continue to learn to speak, understand, read and write Modern Standard Arabic on these lively courses, which also refer to other Arabic dialects. You should have completed 'Arabic 1: module 2' or equivalent.
Themes from Shakespeare, Dante, Ovid’s Metamorphoses and fairytales have inspired some of the greatest artworks and artists from Titian, Rodin, Millais and Picasso to contemporary artists like Paula Rego. Includes gallery visit. Tutor: Marie-Anne Mancio #arthistory #summerschool.
Explore Western cultural history and art in the 20th century, with particular emphasis on how this has been shaped by key modernist thinkers, cultural movements and artists. We will focus on several themes, including the idea of politics and literature of 'decay' and reconstruction; war, propaganda and utopianism; abstraction, surrealism and postmodernism. Tutor: Andrew McKay.
Travel back to the 1930s to explore the Art Deco style that influenced a variety of designs, from radios and cutlery to places related to travel, entertainment and commerce. In addition to looking at the architecture of the period, your guide will tell stories of life in London from the time these buildings were being erected. Meet at Victoria coach station, main entrance.
Get an introduction to two centuries of art in five days: from the darkness of Caravaggio via aristocratic Rococo and Enlightenment Neoclassicism to the Romanticism of Turner and Delacroix. Includes four gallery visits. Tutor: Julia Musgrave #arthistory #summerschool #renaissance #rococo #baroque #romanticism.
Explore Cubism and examine key artistic movements in the 20th and 21st centuries, including the ‘isms’, from Futurism to Postmodernism, through art, design, architecture and theory. Includes gallery visits. Tutor: James Mansfield #arthistory #summerschool #cubism #modernart #contemporaryart.
Explore the key avant-garde art movements of the 19th century through art, design and theory. From Courbet's Realism and the Pre-Raphaelites to the Impressionists and Post-Impressionists. Includes gallery visits. Tutor: Alison Meek #arthistory #summerschool #preraphaelites #Impressionism #PostImpressionism #realism.
Explore the practice and theory of art therapy. Discover how the process of art, image making and visualisation can increase your sense of self and personal/professional creativity and your awareness of this in others.
Discover the wealth of fascinating modern and contemporary public art in the streets of the City. Experience creations ranging from the hand crafted to the high tech from world-class international artists. Tutor: Alexandra Epps #arthistory #summerschool #Londonwalk #walkingtour.
Take a Sunday morning to discover the great cultural changes that the Roman Empire underwent between the third and fifth centuries CE through the medium of art and how Early Christian art developed. Tutor: Dr Barbara Zeitler #arthistory #summerschool #britishmuseum #weekendcourse.