The Arts So­ci­ety Novem­ber lec­tures

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a tal­ented and suc­cess­ful Ital­ian Re­nais­sance painter. Her lengthy ca­reer in­cluded fif­teen years paint­ing por­traits at the court of King Philip II of Spain. An­guis­sola was cel­e­brated in her life­time: her work was ad­mired and dis­cussed by Vasari and when she was in her 90s, An­thony Van Dyck sought her ad­vice on art.

This lec­ture presents An­guis­sola’s life and ca­reer in its his­tor­i­cal con­text and ex­plains how her oeu­vre is grow­ing as she is now recog­nised as the au­thor of paint­ings hith­erto at­trib­uted to male artists.

Per­sis­tent Mem­ory The art of Sal­vador Dali

Lec­turer: An­gela Smith.

Venue:Cul­tural Cen­tre, Calle Granada, Nerja.

Date: Tues­day 14th Novem­ber 14 at 18.00

Vis­i­tors wel­come 10€ www.theartsso­ci­ety nerja.com Chair: He­len Si­js­ling Tel.952 533 373

This lec­ture is es­sen­tially an over­view of the life and work of Sal­vador Dalí.

I be­gin by con­sid­er­ing the painter's early life and in­flu­ences and the va­ri­ety of styles he tried be­fore de­vel­op­ing and set­tling on his own idio­syn­cratic style.

Dalí came late to Sur­re­al­ism and was ousted by its con­trol­ling leader Andre Breton be­fore too many years had passed. Nev­er­the­less Dalí is of­ten re­garded as the ar­che­typal Sur­re­al­ist. I dis­cuss this no­tion but also ex­plain Dalí's per­sonal re­sponse to Sur­re­al­ism, in par­tic­u­lar the ap­proach he called his 'para­noiac crit­i­cal ac­tiv­ity', one which spawned works such as The Per­sis­tence of Mem­ory and Meta­mor­pho­sis of Nar­cis­sus." An­gela Smith. By Charles Ed­wards TO CO­IN­CIDE with the chimes of Big Ben in Lon­don, the Coín Branch of The Royal Bri­tish Le­gion will be hold­ing its 12th An­nual Ser­vice of Re­mem­brance at the Coín Ceme­tery Chapel on Satur­day Novem­ber 11 start­ing at 11.30.

The ser­vice will be at­tended by the mayor, town coun­cil­lors, lo­cal Guardia Civil of­fi­cers, The Riders Branch of the Royal Bri­tish Le­gion, the TAPAS Choir and will be con­ducted by the By Michael Bradley THE ANDY Ross Singers in­vite you to their End of Year Show 2017 which is to be held at Venta La Recta, Al­hau­rin el Grande, on Satur­day Novem­ber 18 at 8pm till late.

The singers spe­cialise in beau­ti­ful har­monies, and you will be treated totwo con­certs in one , with an evening of your favourite songs plus a mag­i­cal touch of Christ­mas. This year's show prom­ises to be the best yet!

Food is avail­able to or­der on the night (if re­quired) from 7.30pm – please pay for this separately. Tick­ets for the con­cert are 10 euros and avail­able from Papele­ria Cristina’s in Al­hau­rin el Grande. Come and join us for Branch Chap­lain, Mrs Caro­line Macfar­lane.

Ev­ery­one is warmly in­vited to at­tend. The Bell Cer­e­mony with the nam­ing of fallen heroes known to us will take place dur­ing the ser­vice and ev­ery­one is in­vited to sub­mit names.

For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion and to add a name to the bell cer­e­mony please con­tact RBL Coín Branch chair­man on 663 157 776 or email chair man@coin­rbl.info. Al­ter­na­tively see the web­site www.coin­rbl.info a great night out and also help the un­for­tu­nate street dogs at the same time, as a do­na­tion will be given to the wor­thy Street Dogs Char­ity.

For more in­for­ma­tion or to book a table so you can sit with your friends please Tel Sue on 617 510 758 or Cath on 952112057

Self-por­trait at the Easel by So­fon­isba An­guis­sola

Dali: por­trait of his fa­ther

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