Special Interest Day 2

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Thursday 2nd Nov 2017 – Booking at June and September meetings
sid-2-klimt-kiss-1Klimt and his World: the Art and Culture of fin-de-siècle Vienna
Three lectures by GAVIN PLUMLEY on the famous painters of that time Gustav Klimt Imperial Muralist turned Radical Painter and Otto Wagner the Architect who changed Vienna.
At the turn of the last century, Vienna was the capital of a vast empire and a great cultural centre.  It produced painters such as Klimt,
Egon Schiele and Oskar Kokoschka and architects such as Otto Wagner and the like.
The Viennese Secession indicated the departure from a large entity of former artistic ideas – the Association of Austrian Artists and the creativity of a new culture which was not influenced by the past.
This Day of Special Interest will comprise of three lectures describing the cultural and social context and the explosion of fresh culture in Vienna at the turn of the last century


Thursday 2nd Nov 2017 10:30 – 15:00
Tickets cost £35 and include a buffet lunch, tea & coffees
 

 

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