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Gail-Nina Anderson: Titian and the Classical Nude

titian's "Europa" from Gardner Museum, Boston

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
We hope to reschedule this event for later in the year and will be contacting all those who have purchased a ticket as soon as we can.


April | Mon 27 | 18:00
Tickets: £4

Titian and the Classical Nude

Gail-Nina Anderson

To reflect the ideas of the exhibition “Titian: Love, Desire, Death” showing at the National Gallery in London 16 March – 14 June 2020, the Lit & Phil is offering a series of three  illustrated talks on Venetian art. Though these are thematically linked to form a short series there is no need to book for all three and each talk can be enjoyed on its own.

From 1553 to the end of his life Titian produced a series of complex, original and stylistically innovative mythological paintings for Philip II of Spain – the “poesie”, inspired by classical literature. This talk examines these in detail, looking at the artist’s unique visual interpretations of pagan themes, his energetic style and the emergence of the nude as a major element in Venetian painting alongside fresh insights into portraiture and religious art.

You may book in person / by phone or online below. 
(If Sold Out online don't worry! We only stock a limited allocation here and likely have more in the library - just call by or phone us!)


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