January

Lectures are normally in the ArtsHouse: 10.45 for morning members: 13.30 for afternoon members.

Thursday 18 January 2017
Albrecht Durer: The Italian and Northern Renaissance
Lecturer: Leslie Primo

Albrecht Durer lived during the years following the Renaissance in Europe when trade and ideas spread across the Empire. Leslie Primo examines this precocious and talented youth who was born in Nuremberg in the Holy Roman Empire in 1471. His early life and works will be explored together with an examination of the long lasting influence that Durer had on the Italian Renaissance.

 

Lecturer: Leslie Primo holds a BA in Art History and an MA in
Renaissance Studies from Birkbeck College, University of London.
Was Visiting Lecturer in Art History at the University of Reading in 2005 and 2007, and gives lectures and guided tours, plus special talks, at both the National Gallery and the National Portrait Gallery. He also lectures at the City Literary Institute, and has presented a series of talks at the National Maritime Museum and the Courtauld Institute.