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Image of the Black in National Gallery

Image of the Black in National Gallery

Duration:2 hours total
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I'm a Senior Fellow of Institute of Commonwealth Studies, degrees in Physics (1974) and Art History (2008). A cultural art historian, academic and blogger, my specialism and passion is the black presence in European art. I’ve spoken on the black presence at many institutions including National Archive, British Library, Tate Britain and V&A museum. The black presence goes from subjects of…
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What we’ll do

You'll be introduced to the religious, cultural and social significance of the often hidden black presence in the works on display in the National Gallery in London, by the end of each tour you'll be able analyse the black presence in other pictures. The black presence takes different forms, from subjects of economic capital to creators of cultural capital, explicit and implicit, musicians,…

What else you should know

We'll look at architecture: Neo-Classical & Post-Modern and art works by Paolo Veronese, Jan Brueghel the Elder, Bartholomaeus Spranger, Jan Gossaert, Gerard David, Johann Zoffany, Claude and others

What to bring

An enquiring and open mind !

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Where you'll be

The National Gallery is one of the world’s greatest collection of European art. Hidden in its collection of over 2,500 works there are black presences most times hidden. I'll take you round the Gallery introducing you to many different works of art revealing their black presence to you: from subjects of economic capital to creators of cultural capital; musicians, kings, slaves, servants, saints and artists, sometimes just as people.

Availability

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Sat, Sep 21    From 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM.
$26 per person
10 of 10 spots left

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

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Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 11 and up can attend.

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We'll look at architecture: Neo-Classical & Post-Modern and art works by Paolo Veronese, Jan Brueghel the Elder, Bartholomaeus Spranger, Jan Gossaert, Gerard David, Johann Zoffany, Claude and others
Michael
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Image of the Black in National Gallery
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