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Thu, 07 Dec

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Salones Canor

The Great Velazquez at Court of Madrid By Jacqueline Cockburn

This presentation considers Velazquez's time at court, his subjects and his development as a great artist. It will end with a discussion of his work, Las Meninas.

The Great Velazquez at Court of Madrid  By Jacqueline Cockburn
The Great Velazquez at Court of Madrid  By Jacqueline Cockburn

Time & Location

07 Dec 2023, 11:00 – 12:30 CET

Salones Canor, Camí del Assagador de Canor, 03725, Alicante, Spain

About The Event

This presentation considers Valazquez's time at court, his subjects and his development as a great artist.  It will end with a discussion of his work, Las Meninas.  This painting, with its' extraordinary understanding of perspective and fabulous use of paint, will be unravelled in terms of the artist's own life and ambitions, and his relationship with the Habsburg Monarchy at the time.

HOW TO BOOK THIS EVENT: 

The morning lecture is located at Salones Canores;  Doors open at 10:00hrs for registration and coffee.

Presentation 11:00-12:30hrs followed by complimentary refreshments.  The evening presentation is at The Javea Parador; doors open at 18:45 hrs and the lecture starts at 19:30 hrs. Admission is free for members, €15 for guests.

THE ARTS SOCIETY ACCREDITED LECTURER

DR JACQUELINE COCKBURN

Jacqueline is Managing Director of an art tours company, running residential courses in Andalucía, Southern Spain in the art and culture of the region www.artandculturetravel.com  Jacqueline is a course director and lecturer at the V&A and also lectures at The Royal Academy, The Art Fund, The London Art History Society and has toured New Zealand and Australia for The Arts Society. Her specialist field is Spanish Art, but she also lectures on European Art 1790-1950. Her most recent publication is A Taste of Art, London (Unicorn Press 2019). Jacqueline films her lectures and is currently delivering lectures, study days and courses online and live. 

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