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All lectures will be held in the Djanogly Gallery Lecture Theatre.
DAVID JONES: VISION AND MEMORY
Friday 11 March - This Lecture is now fully booked, please call the Box Office on 0115 846 7777 to be added to the waiting list.
6 - 7pm
(Followed by the preview)
Ariane Bankes, freelance arts writer. Curator (with Paul Hills) of David Jones: Vision and Memory
David Jones was that rare thing, a complete artist, who brought a visionary quality to his depictions of the world around him. Whether drawing, engraving, painting or making beautiful inscriptions, he developed a highly original visual language, sustained by symbolism and underpinned by technical virtuosity. Yet far from being an outsider, he was in tune with the broad cultural climate of his times. Ariane Bankes will explore the main themes that run through the work of this most singular of British 20th-century artists.
A GARDEN ENCLOSED: THE SYMBOLIC IMAGERY OF DAVID JONES
Wednesday 11 May
6 - 7pm
Paul Hills, Professor Emeritus, The Courtauld Institute of Art. Curator (with Ariane Bankes) of David Jones: Vision and Memory
In this lecture Paul Hills traces the medieval and Renaissance sources of Jones’s imagery and explores how he translated them into a modernist idiom.