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events 2020-21

Annual lecture for the Herefordshire Art & Craft Society

Look at me looking at me.

Self Portraits and Painting from Reflections

to be delivered through film available from the society web page

https://herefordshireartandcraft.org.uk

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Workers’ Education Association online

Autumn 2020

Painting in the High Renaissance: Love & Measurement. C3127849

Using examples by artists working in Italy and Northern Europe in the period 1470s-1570s, the course will include close-views of work by Leonardo da Vinci, Bellini and Titian, Raphael, Dürer, Bruegel the Elder and Bosch, Holbein the Younger and Michelangelo. The course will suit those taking an interest in Renaissance paintings for the first time and also provide the opportunity to close-view selected paintings for those wishing to refine and develop their understanding and viewing skills. A theme for the sessions will be the ides of Love and Measurement. A specific itemised calendar will be provided on day one which could lead you to research some of the works by the artists involved.

8 sessions from 29/09/20 to 01/12/20.   Tuesdays 11.15 am

(half term break on 27th October)

https://enrolonline.wea.org.uk/Online/2019/CourseInfo.aspx?r=C3127849&_ga=2.64684008.691387327.1599548300-1223483914.1599548300

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Painting in the Early Renaissance: Love & Measurement. C3127850 

Using examples by artists working in Italy and Northern Europe in the period 1300-150, the course will include close-views of work by Giotto, Ambrogio Lorenzetti, Jan van Eyck, Robert Campin, Rogier van der Weyden, Masaccio, Piero della Francesca, Botticelli and Andrea Mantegna.The course will suit those taking an interest in early Renaissance paintings for the first time and also provide the opportunity to close-view selected paintings for those wishing to refine and develop their understanding and viewing skills. A theme for the sessions will be the ides of Love and Measurement. A specific itemised calendar will be provided on day one which could lead you to research some of the works by the artists involved.

8 sessions from 30/09/20 to 18/11/20.   Wednesdays 11.15 am

https://enrolonline.wea.org.uk/online/2020/courseinfo.aspx?r=C3127850

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Spring 2021

Poetry and Art

8 sessions from 20/01/21 to 17/03/21  (half term break on 17 February)

Wednesdays 10.30 am

The course provides a selection of visual works linked directly to poetry. The selection covers a historic range from ancient Greece to recent examples from Britain and North America. Examples of visual work will be the focus of the in-class sessions linked to specific readings of poetry that students may undertake in their own residence. Examples will draw from Greek vase painters and Roman wall paintings, illustrations by Botticelli, William Blake and Robert Rauschenberg illustrating the poetry of Dante, visual and written work by Blake and David Jones, visual works by Pieter Bruegel the Elder, William Hogarth, James Barry and twentieth-century works by Philip Guston, Larry Rivers, Grace Hartigan, R.B. Kitaj and Paula Rego. A specific itemised calendar will be provided on day one which could lead students to research some of the works by the artists and poets involved.

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Painting in seventeenth century Europe

8 weeks, Mondays, 18th January until 15th March 

(with a half-term break on 15th February)

Using examples by artists working in Europe in the seventeenth century, the course will include close-views of work by Carravagio, Artemisia Gentileschi, Poussin, Rubens, Velázquez, Rembrandt, Vermeer and Rachel Ruysch. The course will suit those taking an interest in seventeenth century European paintings for the first time and also provide the opportunity to close-view selected paintings for those wishing to refine and develop their understanding and viewing skills. A theme for the sessions will be the ides of Love and Measurement. A specific itemised calendar will be provided on day one which could lead you to research some of the works by the artists involved.

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‘How Poetry and Art don’t work together’

slide list for the online talk at the Poetic Research event, 30th September 2020. How Poetry and Art don’t work together slide list

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http://corrodingthenow.com

Allen Fisher Formerly Now 2019

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Decoherence Aesthetics

Paris School of Arts and Culture of the University of Kent

Reid Hall, 4 rue de chevreuse, 75006, PARIS

A talk given on 6.30 pm, 15th March 2018

now online: https://www.poetscritics.org/a-collective-history-of-american-poetry-and-poetics-talks-and-conferences/

and at: https://www.youtube.com/user/DoubleChangeVideos/videos

http://www.poetscritics.org/

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Black Pond 2016-2017

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reading at Edge Hill 8 March 2017

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The text, slide list and notes for the talks TESTING & EXPERIMENTING

given at Birkbeck in February and at Northumbria in March 2013,

in Chicago and at Notre Dame, Indiana in autumn 2011, can be accessed here.

The text, slide list and notes for the talk THE ÆSTHETICS OF THE IMPERFECT FIT

given at Royal Holloway in March 2013, derived from the Glasfryn Seminars, February 2012

and the synthesis made for Birmingham City University, December 2012, can be accessed here.

The comments box has been opened for responses.

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Selected bibliography of sources for the lecture How Paintings Work, 2012

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Notes and extensions to The Complexity Manifold: London Talks:

Talk One from 6th October available here

Talk Two from 13h October available here

Talk Three from 21st October available here

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Notes and extensions to The Complexity Manifold: Ohio synthesis.

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Notes and extensions to The Complexity Manifold: Cambridge synthesis, 2nd March 2011:

Cambridge synthesis Talk One.

Cambridge synthesis Talk Two.

Cambridge synthesis Talk Two addenda.

Notes and extensions to The Complexity Manifold: PARC NW synopsis, 13th April 2011:

Complexity synopsis for PARC NW

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Notes and extensions to The Complexity Manifold: The Falmouth synthesis, 22nd June 2011

The Falmouth synthesis.

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