The talks take place at the Sacred Heart Parish Hall, Vicarage Rd Henley on Thames. RG9 1HT. Cost :- £2 to Arts Guild members
Prompt start at 2.00pm
Tuesday 4th September: Women in Art . A look at the way in which female artists have been viewed by society and their contribution to the arts.
Tuesday 9th October: Abstract Art, What’s it all about? An exploration of what we mean by abstraction and how we respond to it.
Tuesday 6th November: The Pre Raphaelite Brotherhood. A look at the key figures in the movement, their influences and subject matter.
Tuesday 4th December: Richard Hamilton- the father of Pop. A look at the work of one of the key influencers of mid 20th Century Art.
Tuesday 8th January: David Hockney, a man of many talents. A look at the various styles he has adopted over the years.
Tuesday 5th February: Art v Photography (Colouring In v Snaps. ) An exploration of the way in which both mediums have influenced each other and a debate on the merit of photography as an art form.
Tuesday 5th March: All the Isms - from Mannerism to Minimalism. A race through the various Isms with a view to identifying which to cover in future talks