How to Read a Painting - From Old to Modern Masters
How does one ‘read’ a painting? How does a picture work? What materials are paintings made of? What do images mean? What are the subjects of paintings? All these questions will be answered and explored by looking at the works of old and modern masters of Western European art.
This course will be delivered online via Zoom. All participants will receive information in advance about how to access the course before it commences.
What you will discover:
• Understanding of the evolution and innovations of materials and techniques
• Ability to analyse images and engage with the subjects of Western European Art
• Knowledge of key artists and masterpieces
Please note a recording of the course will be sent to you after it has been delivered.
Born in Paris in 1976, Aliki Braine studied at The Ruskin School of Fine Art, Oxford, The Slade School of Fine Art, London and The Courtauld Institute where she was awarded a distinction for her masters in 17th century painting. Aliki has been a regular lecturer at the National Gallery since 2001 and also teaches at the Wallace Collection, Courtauld Gallery and for The Arts Society. She is an Associate Lecturer in the Department of Fine Art Photography for the University of the Arts London. Aliki is also a practicing artist who regularly exhibits her photographic work internationally.
Contact & Additional Information
Read our Frequently Asked Questions to find out more information about short courses.
Video available to watch for 7 days after broadcast - Interactive Q & A with the academic, delivered over Zoom
For any queries about this course please contact
London Courses Department
+44 (0)7824 474 719