Art History

17th Century Painting in Northern EuropeTwo great figures: Rubens and Rembrandt dominate the art of the 17th century. We will discuss their works and also focus on the artists who specialised in scenes of everyday life, landscapes and portraits.
Clowns and LaundressesArt history through themes - images of people at work or relaxing.
The 15th Century: Early Netherlandish PaintingExplore the art of the Northern Renaissance from Jan van Eyck’s exquisite, jewel-like paintings to Hieronymus Bosch’s bizarre world of monsters.
The Spanish Civil War: Art and HistoryThe brutal conflict in Spain is sometimes seen as a European Civil War.