[ONLINE] Van Gogh | Exploring Self

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Online Workshop

Sat 29 May, 2021

Online Workshop – with the Courtauld Institute of Art
Suitable for ages 16-18

Why do artists create self-portraits? Uncover the story behind Van Gogh’s world famous Self Portrait with Bandaged Ear through a closer look at his self-portraits and letters, with art historian and Young People’s Programme Manager, Helen Higgins.

Explore Van Gogh’s incredible use of light and sophisticated mark-making with artist Alexandra Blum, who will demonstrate how she uses self-portraiture as part of her practice and collaborate with you on creating your own self-portraits

NEW! You will also have special access The Courtauld Institute of Art’s Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), where you can view a range of learning materials and book a tutorial for advice and feedback on your own research and practical work.

Image: Vincent Van Gogh, Self-Portrait with Bandaged Ear, 1889, Oil on canvas © The Samuel Courtauld Trust, The Courtauld Gallery, London