Paintings within Paintings

Wednesday 13 October 2010
7.00 – 9.00pm

Guernsey College of Further Education
Princess Royal Centre for Performing Arts
Les Ozouets, St Peter Port

Paintings within Paintings
William Hogarth’s “Marriage a la Mode”

An illustrated evening lecture by Guernsey International Artist in Residence, Marc Woodhead

Mark Woodhead is currently an Artist and Lecturer at the National Gallery, and at the National Portrait Gallery, London

Hogarth’s “Marriage a la Mode”:
Counsellor Silvertongue and the Viscount Squanderfield…

Discover the nature of these extraordinarily named characters in this talk about William Hogarth’s Marriage a la Mode series from the National Gallery in London. We will familiarise ourselves with these amazing characters and their stories. We will compare the painted and the printed versions of the series and observe and analyse the artist’s use of pictures within the pictures hanging on the walls within the picture space and discuss their meanings.

Marc Woodhead is the current the artist-in-residence on the Guernsey College of Further Education International Artist in Residence Programme based at Delancey Campus.

Tickets cost £5.00 and can be booked through guernseytickets.gg or by calling the Box Office 749999.

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