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June 2018
£3 - £4

Sarah Latham Phillips – Matisse & Picasso, the Early Years; Artists in Paris & Montmartre 1900–1914

June 3 at 7:30 pm
Upper Room, Wallington Hall, Church Street
Bradford on Avon, BA15 1LN United Kingdom
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Picasso's The Old Guitarist (1903–1904)

This lecture will consider the early years of the two great twentieth century masters, Matisse and Picasso, describing their struggles, determination and development in Paris. It will also include the vivid, innovative and revolutionary movements of Fauvism and Cubism. Sarah Phillips, whose earlier career was spent at the Courtauld Institute of Art, is well-known locally as a WEA tutor and lecturer.

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