Sarah Latham Phillips – British Art of the First World War
March 1 at 7:30 pm£3 – £5
This well-illustrated lecture, the second of two, will identify some of Britain’s greatest and innovative 20th century artists from the Slade School of Art who embraced modernity and new ideas from Europe. First World War artists like Paul Nash and Stanley Spencer will be placed in their historical and biographical context. Sarah will reflect on their involvement with the art of the First World War and how they made a considerable impact on the British Art world of the twentieth century.
Sarah Phillips, whose earlier career was spent at the Courtauld Institute of Art, is well-known locally as a WEA tutor and lecturer. She is the author of “Virginia Woolf as a ‘Cubist’ Writer”.