Art History 2018 The Best of British Art

The study of Art History opens your eyes to the world around you: you look at this world with more insight once you know how to look and how to evaluate what you see. The lectures are informative, they are interesting, and they are great fun!

The Best of British Art: The 20th Century

An in-depth study into the lives and art of some of the leading figures of British art in the 20th century.   In Term 1 we look at those born in the last decade of the 19th century and the first decade of the 20th century. Term 2 encompasses those born between 1909 and 1922. Term 3 covers those born in the 1920s and 1930s.


David Bomberg   1890-1957

Ben Nicholson   1894-1982

John Piper   1903-1992

Henry Moore 1898-1986

Barbara Hepworth   1903-1975


Francis Bacon   1909-1992

Edwin John Victor Pasmore   1908-1998

Leonora Carrington   1917-2011

Lucian Freud   1922-2011



Sir Anthony Caro   1924-2013

Dame Elisabeth Frink   1930-1993

Bridget Riley   born 1931

David Hockney   born 1937


Term 1 of the academic year begins on Wednesday 14 February. The last lecture of the term is on Wednesday 16 May 2018.

Easter break: no lecture on Wednesday 4 April 2018

Wednesdays 10.00 - 12.00 noon Oaks Room, Undercroft, Holy Trinity Cathedral Parnell