Tuesday 9th October 2007 - Tuesday 13th November 2007 7.00PM
Tue 9 Oct 7pm
John Constable and Hampstead
David Lay, who works for English Heritage at Kenwood House, Hampstead, looks at the work Constable produced in Hampstead, where he spent much of his adult life.
Tue 16 Oct 7pm
Rembrandt and the Dutch Republic
David Lay examines the unique art spawned during this period, especialy the work of the greatest of painters: Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn.
Tue 23 Oct 7pm
A look at the period between the two world wars in Britain with David Lay. This era produced a remarkable flowering of modernist painting, scultpure and architecture, particularly in Hampstead.
Tue 30 Oct 7pm
This Green and Pleasant Land
English landscape painting and patriotism with David Lay.
Tue 6 Nov 7pm
Dr Maryanne Grant-Traylen, an authority on William Blake asks: How far removed is Parry and Elgar's patriotic hymn from Blake's original meaning of Jerusalem?
Tue 13 Nov 7pm
The Jewish Contribution to Modern Art
Estelle Lovatt looks at Jewish artists who ahve changed the course of art history.
All talks last 1 hour.