The Renaissance Revolution in Drawing
John G. Bernasconi (University of Hull)
John Bernasconi is Director of the University of Hull Art Collection and also a specialist in Renaissance Art. He will discuss the developments in the technique and practice of drawing during the Renaissance, particularly focussing on the influential innovations of Leonardo and Raphael and on works in the exhibition Lines of Thought: Drawing from Michelangelo to Now.
The University’s popular annual History of Art Public Lectures is, in 2017, devoted to the theme of Drawing, to coincide with a major exhibition of drawings, Lines of Thought: Drawing from Michelangelo to Now, being shown in the University Library in January and February. Some 70 drawings from the British Museum’s outstanding collection are featured and include works by: Leonardo, Michelangelo, Durer, Tintoretto, Rembrandt, Rubens, Claude, van Dyck, Daumier, Victor Hugo, Rodin, Degas, Seurat, Cezanne, Matisse, Picasso, and Henry Moore.
No booking required! Please arrive at the Allam Lecture Theare in time for the lecture to begin at 6pm.
Please view the other events in the History of Art Lectures 2017 - Lines of Thought Series:
Lecture 1 - Michaelangelo drawings: the artist revealed
Lecture 3 - The Renaissance Revolution in Drawing
Lecture 4 - Lines of Thought: Drawing Dissected