Tuesday 25th July 2017, 11:00am
Many of the leading writers, artists, composers, architects and patrons of British Modernism lived in Sussex during key moments of their lives. Led by lecturers in Modernism at the University of Sussex, the course will explore their lives, work, homes and attitudes to the county.
This course is part of Sussex Modern, a celebration of Sussex's rich artistic history led by a partnership of nine museums and galleries from across the county. It launched with the exhibition ‘Sussex Modernism' at Two Temple Place, London (28 January - 23 April 2017).
Four session course
Full course £105
Individual sessions £30
Focusing on the works of Vanessa Bell, Virginia Woolf, Duncan Grant, David Jones, Paul Nash, Lee Miller, Roland Penrose and Edward Burra, we will ask how they reinvented the landscape tradition for the 20th century.
Led by Dr Alistair Davies