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Insights into Art History: What is Utopian Art?

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Insights into Art History: What is Utopian Art?

The Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Strand, London

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Henri Matisse, The Red Beach, painted in 1905. A read smear across the bottom of the canvas represents the beach, with a line of small fishing boats pulled up onto the sand, the warm shallow bay extends into the distance.
  • Saturday 12 March 2016
    PLEASE NOTE: This Date Has Passed
    11:00 am - 3:30 pm

    The Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Strand, London, WC2R 0RN

Insights Into Art History is a series of one-day workshops especially designed for 16-19 year olds to explore and investigate The Courtauld Gallery collection. Each day has an exciting focus and a new subject to discover!

TEDx Courtauld Institute are taking over to explore ‘what is utopian art?’ Celebrating the 500th anniversary of Thomas More’s Utopia you will take a tour of Somerset House to see firsthand the work of contemporary artists Jeremy Deller, Fraser Muggeridge, and TEDx’s Artist in Residence, Peter Liversidge. Taking inspiration from The Courtauld Gallery, you will then make your own utopian art!

All participants will receive a limited edition copy of More’s Utopia by Jeremy Deller and Fraser Muggeridge.

For more information contact education@courtauld.ac.uk

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Insights into Art History: What is Utopian Art? is part of
Utopia 2016: A Year of Imagination and Possibility

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